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Old 03-27-2013, 12:06 PM
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Default Re: Recommendations, thoughts on a streamer specific trout rod

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Originally Posted by mcnerney View Post
Depending on the size of trout you are targeting I can see where the 7 wt might be too much rod. A couple years ago I fished the Missouri river in the spring with a 7 wt z-axis (my primary streamer rod), it did ok, but the next year I took a Helios 8 wt as we were targeting some really big strong trout in some fast chutes. The year before the big boys were breaking 2x tippet and straighten size 8 hooks.
Larry.. just curious.. if a Z-Axis #8, would have done the same job.. or is the Helios better suited for this?

I don't use streamers alot, but tryng to use them more..
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