6wt spey rod for summer run

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by Empty Creel, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. k2flyfisher

    k2flyfisher You're only so smart as what you choose to share.

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    that Loop G.A.S.S. 6wt is an incredible stick Steve, not many of them around...

    one of my favorite summer sticks of all time for small-medium water is a t&t 12' 6wt paired with a 420 compact scandi or ballistic express and a 14' leader. more than up for the task.

    both of these are going to be on the "crispier" side of the 6wt arena...
     
  2. Kirk Singleton

    Kirk Singleton Capt Kirk

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    I have a sweet zaxis 6126 paired with a cnd gps 5/6 that is great!
     
  3. Thomas Mitchell

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    Sage 6126-3 'Euro' with an AF 390 scandi for me. Thinking about one of the new TCX 6119 switch rods for next season.

    T.
     
  4. speyday

    speyday Rod tubes in the overhead compartment

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    Whats a "drag?" (does a wet ragg wool glove count?)
     
  5. Backwoods Angler

    Backwoods Angler If you tell them, they'll know!

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    Sounds good to me, just pair it with a reel with good drag and you will be fine :)
     
  6. Brett Bates

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    My favorite spey rod so far Scott T2H 6wt. Its a fuckin cannon w/450 Skagit. A little slower action but once you get the feel you have so much fun you forget you are fishing. Lost Creek Fly Shop will let you demo out of Onalaska. A 6wt will handle anything its just a matter of keepin the fish from gettin so tired they die. So no winter OP fishin for natives of you will get your ass spanked and so will the fish's survival percentage.:thumb:
     
  7. Dutchdryfly

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    360 grains is way to much. Try a 300 grain scandi at 36 feet.
    That is what it was designed for.
     
  8. _WW_

    _WW_ Fishes with Wolves

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