SAGE LL Round 2 - Line Selection Help

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  1. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    I use a 3wt. double taper on mine. I like it!
     
  2. MarkY3130

    MarkY3130 Active Member

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    The rod still hasn't arrived yet but I have two 2 wt lines ready to try. One is an airflo and the other is a cortland. I'll start there and see what happens!
     
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    Wichaka said: "I have a spool of new Cortland DT2F you can try. I'll send it to you, if you like it buy it, if not send it back."

    Try that, the LL's really are light line rods. A DT2F should be perfect.
     
  4. MarkY3130

    MarkY3130 Active Member

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    Thought I'd report back. I tried the two lines I had and prefer the cortland. I'm not sure which cortland line it is as I've had it for so long.

    Anyway, the extra 1' in length compared to the previous LL I owned makes a huge difference. It is a smooth casting rod for sure. I was surprised by how much line speed it can generate if you feel like you need to. Not that it generates high line speeds or anything, just more than I was expecting.

    I purchased another LL and it's on it's way to me now. Can't wait to give this one a try too. This one is a 4711-2 GIII. I was in the market for another 4 wt and figured I'd give it a go.

    Thanks for all your help. I'll be tracking down some additional lines to play with based on your suggestions.
     
  5. Kyle Smith

    Kyle Smith DBA BozoKlown406

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    That 4711 will treat you real nice, it has the guts for bigger water but casts great in close. Sounds like you are putting quite the collection together! 389 next?
     
  6. MarkY3130

    MarkY3130 Active Member

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    We'll see. Sure wouldn't mind finding one!