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45srbest 01-14-2013 06:56 PM

Tibor Tailwater good on a GVX 9' 6 wt.?
 
Have a new Winston and wondering if anyone with this reel thinks it would be a good match. Thanks in advance!

FrankB2 01-14-2013 08:11 PM

Re: Tibor Tailwater good on a GVX 9' 6 wt.?
 
Tibor specs are 3.25 inch diameter, and 1.25 inches wide. It holds 100 yards of 20lb backing a WF 6 line, so that will work for freshwater. Saltwater fishing for bonefish might make you want more backing, but I fish mostly freshwater. I was **this** close buying one of these reels a couple of years ago. A shop was dropping Tibor, and it was close to half price! Snoozed, and then it was gone.......

planettrout 01-14-2013 10:58 PM

Re: Tibor Tailwater good on a GVX 9' 6 wt.?
 
I have one on my T&T Paradigm, 9', 5wt. :

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/n...psa4e1e866.jpg

...and my son has this one on his Winston BIIX, 9', 5wt. :

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/n...ps127a4420.jpg


...love 'em...

PT/TB;)


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