The best places to go for Atlantic's in North America are; Miramichi River, Newfoundland & Labrador and Quebec. I use a 9' 9 weight and a 8' 7 weight.
"The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn't someone else's gift to you?" Lee Wulff
Be patient and calm for no one can catch fish in anger. Herbert Hoover