View Single Post
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 12-20-2012, 01:35 PM
fredaevans's Avatar
fredaevans fredaevans is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: White City (tad north of Medford) Oar-E-Gone
Posts: 6,484
fredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: My first two-hander

Quote:
Originally Posted by randyflycaster View Post
That line won't work very well. You'll have to choose a Spey line. I would read up on different lines and decide the one that best suit your needs. Some anglers, however, feel long-belly lines are the hardest to learn to cast, but with those lines you won't have to retrieve line after each cast.

If, by chance, you want to use a traditional fly line you'll have to go up three or four weights.

Getting Started With Spey Casting

Randy
Much truth to what Randy's said above. Single hander lines are much lighter than their two hander counterparts. That aside, the rod you got should be a killer casting tool with a Skagit set up.

Fred
__________________
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. - Billy Graham"
Reply With Quote