Originally Posted by wtex50
Thanks so much...I thought DT was the way to go...but wanted to confirm from an ardent Bamboo fly fisherman....I will get with Steve on the Cortland Silk.....If the rod is marked HDH (6 wt true silk) ....do you think 5wt DT in syntehtic is OK? also....do you have a recomendation on a light weight reel?...I ...in general....don't car much for larger arbor reels.
there are many other people on this forum that have better informed opinions than I on Reels. I still use Pflueger medalist reels that are 50 or more years old.
One comment though, you may find that bamboo rods are heavy enough that you do not need a really light reel to balance them.