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Old 04-11-2013, 12:46 PM
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Default Re: Is 2wt too light for bream and small bass?

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I was planning on buying a cheaper 2wt and saving the rest of the money for another big purchase I'm looking to make.
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Don't think I could ever bring myself to buy a $25 fly rod. I don't want to sound snobby, just seems like a waste of $25 as it would just have to be replaced later.
I guess I don't interpret between the lines very well.

I fish an Orvis Superfine 2 wt (6'6") with a little Marryat CMR on it. Fishing the featherlite 4/5 in the same length is pretty surprising. You could be surprised too...
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Don't think I could ever bring myself to buy a $25 fly rod. I don't want to sound snobby, just seems like a waste of $25 as it would just have to be replaced later.

I've got two of the Feather Lights. One of which I've had since 1963.
I don't see myself replacing them soon.
Of course I might change my mind some day. I've only had that one 50 years
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Default Re: Is 2wt too light for bream and small bass?

I use a medium action 6.5' 3wt for a lot of trout fishing and think it is a blast! I say go for it. It makes a mediocre fish seem like a trophy.
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Default Re: Is 2wt too light for bream and small bass?

I'm leaning towards a superfine touch right now. I'm a sucker for aesthetics and the SFT is just sexy.
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Default Re: Is 2wt too light for bream and small bass?

If you plan on using flies from 14 smaller, I don't see any problem.
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