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Old 03-26-2013, 06:03 PM
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Default Re: Recommendations, thoughts on a streamer specific trout rod

Good questions.

First, I think (wink wink) I like buying rods and manufacture more reasons to get them.

Second, I find the 7wt tip flex just a little much for the trout. I'd like to reserve the 7wt with it's fighting butt for carp and similar sized fish. My 5wts are mid or full flex.

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Originally Posted by jaybo41 View Post
What size streamers do you intend on throwing with this streamer specific rod and what size is the body of water you're fishing?
6,4,2 some with lead eyes, lead, fur etc... Would like to tie up some articulated streamers but haven't and have never fished them. Sections of the spring creeks I fish vary and the Shenandoah river is the largest I'd fish and where I'd go for bass/carp.
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