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Thread: Reel advice

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    Quote Originally Posted by nick k View Post
    What did you end up with?
    What he said!

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    I have an Echo Ion reel and LOVE it. The drag is great and it feels like a high quality reel. Its pretty big, which i dont mind, but you may be different. Mine is a 6/7 wt but i use it for 9wt and my Sage Bass rod.
    "A government big enough to give you everything you need, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have...."

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    I took your advice and got a large arbour reel for right at 50$ spare spools are 26.99 and I went back to my fly shop and cast the reaper by mystic an thats what I'm leaning towards.

  4. #14
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    Jan 2013
    Brookline, MA

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    Nice. Bass don't require much and they certainly don't care what brands you have.

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    Agreed. I just wanted something in the middle of the road I don't need a 800 sage rod, but at the same time I don't want the wal mart special 40 $ out the door for rod reel line leader and a couple of flies if that makes any sense?

  6. #16
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    Nov 2010
    sycamore, illinois
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    Default Re: Reel advice

    take a look at the allen xa rods-
    great rods, great company
    Xa Rod Series - Allen Fly Fishing Store



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    Maybe my fly shop will have some and I can cast them, looks like a nice rod.

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