Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  13
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12

Thread: Why oh why is the Hardy CLS so heavy? Ugh!

  1. Default Re: Why oh why is the Hardy CLS so heavy? Ugh!

    Just put the Hardy CLS 5000 on my Greys XF2 9foot 5w. I put on line and backing and th balance point is exactly at halfway of the cork grip. I can live with a but heavy rod but it does balance perfectly rigged with my 8w, 9 foot GRXI+. I think maybe the were made to European standards where they do use longer rods.
    Either way I was thinking of getting another reel for smaller lines anyway. Still waiting to see what they come out with for the new year.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Holliston, MA, USA
    Posts
    607

    Default Re: Why oh why is the Hardy CLS so heavy? Ugh!

    Quote Originally Posted by sweetandsalt View Post
    ... I have taken to ignoring reel's recommended line rating which are more about the size line that will fit on the reel with a specified amount of backing and nothing to do with how the reel will balance with a contemporary rod of that line size. I like Islander's numeric nomenclature; the number represents the diameter of the reel nothing else...
    I just like to reiterate praise for Islander Reels.
    Cheers,
    --Rob

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. Used hardy fly reel mla 375 large heavy trout fly reel blue finish
    By Ebay Canada in forum Fly Reels for Sale
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-08-2013, 08:50 PM
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-29-2012, 01:50 AM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-13-2012, 02:15 AM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-19-2011, 05:40 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-13-2011, 09:30 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •