Wanted: 3wt, lightweight reel

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  1. MauiJim

    MauiJim ka lawai'a

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm looking for a 3wt to make those little cutthroat feel like monsters... a 7'6" or smaller would be ideal. I'm considering either a 3wt TFO Series I ($89) or a used rod, so if you have a used TFO or something similarly priced then I'd be very interested. I'd also consider combos or lightweight reels for a 3wt if you have any in a closet somewhere collecting dust... thanks!

    -Jim
     
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    MJ, I have a nice Ross Colorado 2, lightly used that would work with a 3 wt.

    How's $75 sound...?
     
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    You really cant go wrong with the TFO 3 weight. I have the 6 ft. 2 weight TFO, and it casts like a dream. Plus they have a great warranty.
    RMB
     
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    The TFO is a GREAT choice!

    Here's a thought, too, if you're trying to stay light; use the Danica 46 large arbor (composite reel).
     
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    Roper, that's a smokin' deal, thank you for the offer, but since it's such a light rod I think it will be overmatched with the Colorado. I'll pass the word along to my friends though...

    RMB, I was thinking about that 2wt... does it cast well even though it's only 6'? Can you toss anything bigger than a size 16 dry on it? Ideally I'd like to throw a hopper/dropper combo sometimes, so that's why I was leaning toward the 3wt.

    thanks,
    Jim
     
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    I'm selling a lightly used 7' 3wght. St. Croix Avid for 95.00 or best reasonable offer.
     
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