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Old 11-17-2012, 12:24 AM
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Default What line should I get for my 3wt CT?

I recently had bought myself a 8'6" Redington CT in a 3wt.. I had some Supra lying around but it is not a good line.. nor is it suited to do what I need it to do... So I'm in the market for a good line.. I would want something that roll casts well.. as I like to use my roll cast when the situation allows me to.. and here in the DA.. sometimes it's my only option... Should also be able to cast a weighted nymph rig and indicator or dry.. more interested in presentation over distance in the end... i'm not one to bomb flies often..

So give me some ideas fellas.. I'm all ears

PS: if i could stay in the $40 range that would be peachy

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Default Re: What line should I get for my 3wt CT?

Cortland Sylk 444 DT 3wt would work nice. A little searching on the auction site should be able to get you it for around $40. Just about any premium line would most likely work good. WF lines for a lot of close in work and DT for roll casting and general all purpose in the lower rod weights. Hope this might have been of some help!
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Default Re: What line should I get for my 3wt CT?

I have had very good results with one of the following choices. I use either with my 8' 3wt CT rod for fishing tight streams with limited casting room (so roll & side arm casting most of the day)
Rio Selective Trout DT3
Orvis Wonderline DT3

A buddy of mine just picked up a Bass Pro Shops line in WF3 and loves it on his 3wt CT. If I recall it was only ~ $29 or so...
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Default Re: What line should I get for my 3wt CT?

I just bought a Reddington 7'6" 3wt. Put an Airflo transparent line on it with some trepadition as I remembered the old Cortland transparent line. I love the line, fished with it in freezing rain and ice up conditions, it casts well. I think it may be a bit pricey but I would buy it again.
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Default Re: What line should I get for my 3wt CT?

Thanks for the ideas guys.. Ended up going with some WF3F SS Ultimate Trout Taper.. Stole it from under someone's nose on the auction site.. But if it fails me.. Which I find unlikely from the reviews I've read.. I'll be sure to come back to this thread
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Default Re: What line should I get for my 3wt CT?

I am using Airflo Supple Tactical DT on a new to me Winston WT 3wt and it's an excellent match.
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Snowbee a great line check them out !
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