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Old 04-21-2012, 12:55 PM
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Just got a reel and spool with line on it. One of them has Wulff Triangle Taper line 6wt floating. Anyone have any experience with this line? The other has Rio Grand line which from what I have read is 1/2 wt greater than aftma guide lines.

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If its the Royal Wulff Ambush, which is one of their triangle taper lines, it's an interesting line. If you're doing a lot of roll casting and in close stuff, it is great. However, if you fish dry flies or anything at longer distances, it gets dicey. It has a short, stout head on it which is the explanation for both the aforementioned conditions. As far as where it weighs in with regard to line weight, I would have to assume its at least a half size heavier. If you're doing close-in nymphing and such, it will treat you very well, but otherwise you're better off with a more traditional taper, in my opinion.
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The TT taper is a +.5 design like the Grande. Unlike the RIO line which puts weight up front to load a stiffer rod more quickly for shorter shots, the Wulff put its mass rearward and then goes too abruptly into skinny running line. My friends who like this line use it as a shooting head...I am not in thier camp, it loads poorly in close as it lacks mass, is hingy in reach castiang and mending because of the aprupt transition from head to running line which itself is above average in tangling tendency.
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Thanks for the info. I was thinking of using it for throwing streamers for smallies and largemouth, and perhaps bigger trout on lakes.
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I feel quite the opposite. Ive got a TT WF steelhead line 105' on my 8wt and love it. I fee it turns line over great in short, and is a complete cannon when it comes to distance. Thats why theres 31 flavors I guess.
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I have a triangle taper 5 weight that I use on my Winston LT 5895 and love it.
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Thanks to both of you guys for your help. I didn't know much about the Wulff TT lines, so any help is appreciated!!!!
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One of my first fly lines color white, still fishing with it. Just lube it yearly.
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I've got 2 Wulff TT lines and they are great,they will be replaced with the same when the time comes as well!
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Indeed, as is always the case, it is how the line matches your rod more than the objective design attributes of the line itself. For edification and curiosity, thoes of you who like this line a lot, what other line comparisons have you tried on the same rods you like this TT line on?
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