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Old 04-17-2013, 05:51 PM
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Default Re: Info on a Hardy reel?

from my experience with both the battenkill and sierra, the 4wt reels are not big enough to balance an 8 1/2' or 9' rod. I was given an older okuma magnitude 4/5 (same reel as sierra) and it is tiny! My father uses a battenkill and he had to go with a BBSIII to balance his 9' T&T Paradigm. Just beware.

On another note I purchased a Hardy ultralite a few months back and I love it! Deals are out there to be had, just gotta search em out. I found this reel, with a $100 line of choice for $200. As we all know a new reel deserves a new line right?

Best of luck on your search.
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