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Old 05-21-2012, 07:13 PM
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Hi All,

I'm looking for some advice with regards to fly line for my 12wt reel. I would like to know if it would be best to buy floating, intermediate or sinking line?

I will be buying a spare spool at some point but not really sure when that will be, so im just wondering which type of line would be the best all round until i get another spool.

I dont really have a species im going to target in particular as im planning on using it for any species of fish that needs a very large fly chucking at it.

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Tom
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I would figure out your line choice when you make your choice on what you are fishing for and where.

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Im mainly going to use it for saltwater stuff
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You really can't choose a line until you know what you're going to do with it.
I'll fish a 12wt floating line in the surf at Cape Cod when the baits are big..Like 8 inches or better. Some one else might fish an intermediate in the same situation. If you're a boater an integrated line would make much more sense.
The fact is though, you're not going to need a 12wt of any kind all that often here in New England when fishing "inshore" (Even if you were out chasing blue fins, you'd want a 14wt )
If I were you, I'd wait to get something until I was sure that I had a use for it.
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Thanks for the info, Im moving out to Hawaii to so im planning to use it there.
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