Originally Posted by newby
The last version of Rio Grande was a 1/2 line wt heavier to help load fast action rods. The newest version, though, is a full line wt heavier. So a 5wt Rio Grande line is more like a 6wt line.
Right, one size heavier not 1.5.
But my question remains, how is it different than simply over lining, though I assume I already know the answer...it isn't!