Re: 10 wt rod for striped bass
I don't know where you are, but I've noticed many 10wts on Craig's list in the CT/RI/Mass area.
I think that if you're careful you can very likely get a nice deal
I know my 10 gets used only for what you have in mind, so it's practically a back-up.
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