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Old 11-04-2008, 10:23 AM
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Default Re: Need help with a new rod.

Hi to all,

Dorian is right about the Echo Classic and the St Croix Avid. They are both good rods. The Avid would be another $100 over the TFO Pro. I think the Echo and TFO are about the same price.

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Default Re: Need help with a new rod.

The Echo Classic 5 wt is my recommendation. Get a SA Headstart fly line and it will turn over small poppers and hopper patterns well.
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Default Re: Need help with a new rod.

Get your self a new rod fursure, but don't retire the Siliflex
It's a perfectly good rod and it only takes a few minutes to rewrap a guide
You'll be happy you did
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