choosing spey/switch rod

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  1. Akuriko

    Akuriko Member

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    Hello, i been looking at and pondering a spey/switch rod for steelhead and salmon and was looking at redington possibly or orvis or another brand if you recommend it, i would like your opinion on it.

    ~Akuriko
     
  2. Nate Dutton

    Nate Dutton I'm a teacher, I fish to eat!

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    I like my Beulah's, worth a look.
     
  3. jake-e-boy

    jake-e-boy sans caféine

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  4. Cole L

    Cole L Fish Fiend

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    Echo
     
  5. JonT

    JonT Active Member

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    +1 Echo
     
  6. RogueBum

    RogueBum Spey casting for Steelies year round

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  7. jake-e-boy

    jake-e-boy sans caféine

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    learning on a spey rod (12'6"+) is easier though, plus ARE is still cheaper
     
  8. Jeff Sawyer

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    Z Axis 7136-4 they don't make it any more but if you can find a used one, it a great rod. I love mine.
     
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  9. jake-e-boy

    jake-e-boy sans caféine

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    just get a brownie, windcutter, 15' type vi and go to town!
     
  10. ECHO im a TR kinda guy, or the Dec Hogan if you need a slightly deeper bending stick.

    I have casted that redington dually which is pretty nice, but i prefer the erect stifness and asswhooping of the TR
     
  11. DanielOcean

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    Redington dually all the way. I own two of them. Echo's classic in the exact same pricepoint sucks balls.
     
  12. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    Having two of the same rods helps you catch twice as many fish. Too bad for danielocean that two times zero is still zero
     
  13. DanielOcean

    DanielOcean Active Member

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    The amount of rods one owns has nothing to do how many fish that person can catch. Hell even I know that.
     
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  14. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    Did you learn that one from the rookies log?:)
     
  15. DanielOcean

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    Hell I think I learned it from you.