Meiser 3/4/5 Input?

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by Thomas Williams, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Anyone use or have one of these rods. I love spey fishing for trout it my new addiction. Its hard to beat my Beulah 5wt as far as a true trout spey goes. Heard of these rods and want to know more.
  2. fredaevans Active Member

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    Maybe I'm reading this question off of more than one Board. Steve G's 280 grain line and this thing just zings. Lined up as a 4 or 5 a complete 'dud.'
  3. Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Is the 3/4/5 part of the highlander series?
  4. fredaevans Active Member

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    Tom, don't know the answer to that question.
  5. Old406Kid Active Member

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    Call Bob Meiser. He's more than willing to talk, ask, and answer any questions you may have.
  6. Dave Evans Active Member

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    I have been looking at this rod for some time, just haven't pulled the trigger. Web page says it comes in the Highlander or Highlander S. I have a 13' 7wt highlander S and it is great for shooting heads. Call Bob. He has been straight up every time I have talked with him.
  7. Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    On the meiser website they dont list the 3/4/5 only the 5/6/7. Where did you find it?
  8. Dave Evans Active Member

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  9. Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Sweet thank you!
  10. fredaevans Active Member

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    Have this rod lined at 280 grains as a 'three' and Puppy Hunts for Montana Rivers. As a 4 or 5 very questionable.
  11. SpeySpaz still an authority on nothing

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    I had a 3/4/5 12'6" Classic Highlander for several years and really liked it, only sold it when it became clear I wasn't going to use it much. Landed two 10#ish steelhead with it and bunches of trout.
    If I had to do it over again I probably would have gotten the 4wt S rod instead as I used it exclusively for shorthead work.