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Old 07-18-2013, 02:29 PM
ZachMatthews ZachMatthews is offline
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Default Re: 8wt or 9wt spey for stripers?

Agreed on the Scandi. Those are significantly finer generally and also have less of an abrupt rear taper, so you don't necessarily need to carry the entire head (unlike with a Skagit which would be ball-and-chain city if not outright destructive if you tried to cast it overhand).

I have snapped a Spey rod before throwing overhead, so exercise caution and good sense. I did not.

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