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Old 07-23-2013, 12:21 PM
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Default Light fly reel for 6-7wt rods.

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What would you guys think is a light fly reel for 6-7wt rods? Is 170gram considered light?

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Old 07-23-2013, 12:48 PM
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unless my math is bad, that's 6 oz...and that's not light for a 6-7 in my book.

Check out the specs on other reels for comparison and see for yourself.
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It's sorta heavy but not the worst that's out there. I definitely wouldn't consider it light though
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Default Re: Light fly reel for 6-7wt rods.

What would be light?

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Default Re: Light fly reel for 6-7wt rods.

4.5 to 5oz would be on the lighter side of things.

With that said, it's a difference of an ounce. I don't think that 1 oz will make or break your fishing day
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the difference in weight, as brookfieldangler pointed out, is not a deal killer nor maker on it's own. It matters in the context whole set up.

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Default Re: Light fly reel for 6-7wt rods.

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4.5 to 5oz would be on the lighter side of things.

With that said, it's a difference of an ounce. I don't think that 1 oz will make or break your fishing day
Thank you very much for breaking it down in understandable pieces

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the difference in weight, as brookfieldangler pointed out, is not a deal killer nor maker on it's own. It matters in the context whole set up.

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I thought it was obvious what I was trying to figure out? I'm unsure about what is considered lightweight for my rods. But brookfieldangler gave a really good answer to my question, so I'm glad.

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