T what for 275 skagit short?

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by Evan Virnoche, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. Evan Virnoche Guest

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    i have a fast sinking poly leader on there now, what kind of T-series heads is everyone throwing on there 4 to 5 wt doubleys?
  2. hydrological beads are NOT flies and snagging is just ghetto

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    eight. better yet, get one of the airflo delta 13' tips in the lightest poss. tthey are tapered type 3-6 etc. great for lightly weighted trout bugs. after all you wont be steelheading with a 4-5. hopefully:rolleyes:
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  3. Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    The only thing i have found my 5 wt spey casts well are the salmon stealhead poly leaders. If you get a pack of tippet rings you canntie them to the end since they are tapered. Then you can just keep adding tippet (mono for you) they cast well. Make sure you get the salmon/steelhead ones. The trouts are too light to throw medium to large flies
  4. Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

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    As heavy as 9 feet T11 comfortably. But have done 9' of T14 and its a little clunky but reasonable with a good setup and technique...

    But that's on the extreme end of things
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  5. Danielocean Steelhead Virgin

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    If you go to rio's website they tell you what grain windows each version is designed for.
  6. Evan Virnoche Guest

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    Daniel tjat would be roo easy