FS WTB: 2 or 3 Weight

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  1. 29guy

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    I am looking for one of the following rods: St. Croix Imperial 8'6", 4 piece, 3 weight. Elkhorn 8', 4 piece, 2 weight or TFO Professional 8', 3 piece, 2 weight.

    If you have one to sell please shoot me a PM.

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    I have a 3 WT Avid if that will work,
     
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    Thanks for the quick replies. I want to focus on locating one of the 3 rods I have identified. It may be a long shot but who knows ?

    Thanks
     
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    Take the Avid, you won't regret it.

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    A sort of eclectic list. A big name US made moderate action 3wt rod, a big name med-fast asian 2wt rod and a boutique asian 2wt rod. Why did you choose these three? I'm not being critical, I just like to talk gear. :)
     
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    Patrick,

    It sure looks like an eclectic list, but needing at least an 8' rod and using the 2 weight shoot out test results I have come up with these 3 rods that if you rely on the "2 weight rod shootout effective rod numbers (ERN) and the action angle (AA)" , you come up with three effectively 3 weights 8' or better. Two of them are rated as medium and one just slightly above medium fast.
    I hope to find a used rod from this group to try my hand at bluegills and crappies from my tube. We'll see.
     
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    I'm a data guy too. Those reviews are invaluable if you're buying second hand and can't test cast.

    I've test cast both the St. Croix and the TFO and don't think they feel all that similar. I really like the St. Croix and I'm considering a 5wt to replace my broken Sage.

    If you're looking for a kick butt inexpensive creek rod try a Redington CT.
     
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    I agree with you on the Redington CT. I own both the 4 and 5 weight and love them. If I am unable to locate one of the rods I am searching for I will probably buy the 8'6" 3 weight CT and continue to search.
     
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