Originally Posted by mbchilton
Sage RPL+ 9' 6wt. It's what I went with, and am very happy I did. They'll go for $150-$225. Stiff enough to cut through heavy wind, and can be up lined to #7.
I have a couple of RPLs in 590 and 690 and love both. The 690-2 was one of my go to rods but my 4 piece rods are more practical for hiking in the backwoods. I line the 690 with a Lamson Velocity 2.0 and a GPX WF6F. Keeps me happy.