i was looking at getting a 12 ft 6 6 wgt spey rod for summer and fall and some winter fishing. i fish some tight spots were a shorter rod would come in handy. i casted one of these last saturday. it seemed like a nice stick for the price and was easy to cast. i was wondering if any one fished this rod. looking for a 6 wgt to go with my 7 wgt. i was thinking a 480 skagit would work good on this rod for throwing tips and maybe a 390 or 420 scandi. could probably pay more for another spey rod. but this rod works so im better of to save the dough for gas!