Re: Rod weight recommendation for michigan salmon
Originally Posted by marty mcfly
I am getting geared up for my fall salmon fishing trip to Michigan. I am going to have to buy a new rod and reel, as a 7 weight is the heaviest rod in my current arsenal. I was leaning toward buying a 9 weight in the 9 or 10 foot range. I was hoping for some local intel and opinions about whether this is the right choice. I am not a spey guy.
Good luck to you, that is a great location, I fish in the same areas as you-I use a 9'0" rod and 8 wt reel (Orvis rig for both) when in N.W.Mich. fishing for salmon.
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