Re: Newbie reel question
I wouldn't care much about the mismatch either, just spool the line and go fishing.
My Orvis Access IV is for 7,8,9 wt. but I put 5wt in it and the fish didn't know a thing about it.
BEWARE...Once you switched, you can't switch back. :
and NO, I am not an expert, I just think like one.