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Old 04-11-2013, 03:00 PM
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Default Re: Reel Balance - An Objective Truth or Personal Prefernce?

I think that the bigger and heavier the rod is the more that it makes a difference.
Three of my rods come immediately to mind where the reel that I use is not as heavy as it should be, but those rods aren't really typical of what most people would use "everyday"
A 10' IM6 8wt, a 9' fiberglass 8wt (7.5oz), and a 8.5 bamboo 6wt.
Those 3 rods are very noticeably tip heavy without the proper reel.

I can't see it happening the other way around...... you just use a smaller reel
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