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Old 12-15-2009, 09:31 AM
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Default Re: How important is rod length?

I have four 8wts. including a 10' IM6 that I use mostly in the surf
In the hand, the casting weight seems to be about the same as my 9', 10wt and that's about as heavy as I'd want to go and still be able to make it through a full day.
I'm not sure that there's any extra casting distance, but the 10' length makes a big difference for me in terms of the better line control.

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