Favorite Tip Throwing Winter Rod?

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by PT, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. Rob Allen Active Member

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    Vancouver WA
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    but then we are pretty much custom and we will build it however you want it
  2. Fred Krow Member

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    Litchfield, CT
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    Sage 8136-4 ONE is my favorite winter big fly TH rod.

    Regards,
    FK
  3. danimal Inglorious Twohander

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    michiana,SW lk mich
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    Winter work with heavy tips N big flies has me reaching for one of my MKS's , usually..

    However you mentioned a stic under 13ft for the job--my recommendation after casting several shorter stics would lean towards a SAGE ONE 8126-4..

    Very smooth, hidden power, very light in overall weight and just a plain joy to cast N fish with..

    Have owned(still do some) many 12-13ft shooter rods, but this puppy has a permanent home ..
  4. Lost Creek Flies New Member

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    Onalaska, WA
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    Can't go wrong with the Burkies! I have the 7117, and 8128. I use 12' of SA10 and 3" rabbit flies with cones on them for winter swinging!
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