Re: 4 wt reel
I have a 4 wt st croix imperial. It's 7"6' so it's great for trout I fish in streams.
I have it paired with the Allen trout II #1
How long is your st croix ? It may be light for the larger smallies
Still would be fun though.
Most here would probably suggest a 5 or 6 wt for bass
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