09-21-2013, 09:38 PM
Re: What do consider a full set
Originally Posted by hoyt3065
okay, so can someone take a few minutes to explain when, for an example, more than one 5WT would be beneficial.. and what the differences in the set up may be. longer and shorter poles for wider and narrower rivers or casting room. what to use when accuracy is more important than distance etc...
just trying to get some useful information... I see myself fishing small to mid size creeks and rivers for trout. But i also love fishing largemouth in some of the local lakes and ponds from a kayak.
I have two reels at the moment and the smaller of which i could set up as a 5 or 6 and the larger can run 7-9. I was thinking that based on the above infromation I could set up a 9'- 5WT rod for river fishing and maybe a 8'6"-7WT for the lakes. Is 7 a good choice for the largemouth or should i step it up to 8WT
Since I tend to collect 3&4wts here we go for each scenario
Sage TXLf 1wt = blue bird day! no wind on a small stream fishing tiny dries
Sage TXL 3710-3 = smaller streams, not much wind plan on fishing dry dropper say a size 16 elk hair Caddis with a hares ear dropper. A little bit faster action rod
Sage ZXL 376-4 same streams moderate breezy day dry fly fishing, this fishes a little slower action than the TXL
Sage Circa 389-4 dry fly only any where I plan on going small or medium rivers , very slow action rod
Sage one 390-4 bigger water, can unload a ton of line and handle a decent wind.this thing is a cannon.
I also have 4 different 4wts in a comparable type of line up
I need to buy something besides a Sage one day.
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