Originally Posted by randyflycaster
I can only comment from my own experience. I have a 6/7 12.5' spey rod. I often use a Rage line (Scandi/Skagit hybrid), and feel that I'm limited to using flies - especially poppers - that are often not as big as I would like to use.
If I had to do it over again, I'd buy a little heavier rod (or perhaps just a 6/7 Skagit line).
My two cents.
Very helpful, thanks for this.