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Old 10-15-2012, 10:23 AM
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Default Re: Swift River Massachusetts

Originally Posted by Eddie O'Neill View Post
Guys as this will be my first time on the Swift, what would you recommend in terms of rod / line weight? From what I've seen from the bridge I'm guessing a 7 1/2 #3.
Any help appreciated
Allot of the locals seem to prefer lighter rods and tippet. It's not unusual to see someone with a 000 wt rod there casting tiny flies. I've had good luck using a short 4 wt rod with 5x or 6x tippet and flies between size 18 - 10.
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