Anglers Roost 11' 5/6 switch rod

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  1. Terry Bare

    Terry Bare Member

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    I am getting one of these this week. I was wondering if anyone has used one and what kind of line they used for it. Any help would be great. I am also getting the Decho 13'3 8wt rod and was wondering what lines work with it.
     
  2. Steve Saville

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    Not a switch but I bought a couple of 12'6", 6 wt. kits for my nephews. Flybill did the work on them and they cast beautifully with an Ambush line. They're pretty nice.
     
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    I have the ARE 12 foot 5/6. My favorite lines for it are the S.A. Mastery spey WF6F for dry work, and a custom 324 grain skagit head.
     
  4. Terry Bare

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    thank you for responding. How did Johnny send the rods ? I am waiting for mine.. he said it went out yesterday. I got one if his reels too so I will post the results of that venture.
     
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    Seems to me they came via UPS but it's been a couple of years so I'm not sure.
     
  6. Terry Bare

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    thank you I am itching to get this one on the water.
     
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    Just picked up the 8 wt ARE switch rod. I put a 510 grain Airflo Switch Tactical Skagit head on it. It throws like a dream. I also use a Deer Creek 11' 5 wt switch rod for summer steelhead and SRC off the beach and skagit heads in the 350 grain class seem to be about right. I have an older 350 grain RIO Skagit head with the integrated shooting line that I can skagit cast and throw overhead off the beach with good results.
     
  8. Terry Bare

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    thank you for the info all is greatly excepted I should get it today or tomorrow..