Thread: 3wt Help.
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Old 04-01-2012, 01:30 PM
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Default Re: 3wt Help.

A 3wt can handle a nice variety of flies. Heck, I can cast size 10 flies with bead-chain eyes on my 2wt at short distance. Any further, and I get the "Clouser Kick".

For lightly weighted wet/streamer/nymph flies in the size 8 and smaller range, I think a 3wt could handle them just fine. For dries, you can probably go up a size or two.

I'm looking at a 4wt to bridge the gap between my 2wt and 6wts.

For what it's worth, TFO makes some dandy 3wt rods from what I've heard.
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