WHAT TFO Switch Rod should I choose?

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by bigtroutchaser, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. Steve Saville

    Steve Saville Active Member

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    +1 on the cork sealer. The rods are better than average but the cork isn't very good. It has a tendency to pit early so I suppose they use a lot of filler in the handles. The components aren't top quality, either but the blanks are nice.
     
  2. Josh

    Josh dead in the water

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    I'll agree with the cork issues. On the other hand, I personally don't notice that stuff too much. Sure, it'd be nice if it was a little better quality. But overall, I don't think about cork too much when I'm fishing. It's more one of those "things you think about when you are looking at a rod in the garage".
     
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  3. SpeySpaz

    SpeySpaz still an authority on nothing

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    agreeing with above, great rods with below average corks. For the D I'd get the 6. Just because of wind. Allows use of a bigger fly/heavier tip too.
    Meiser designed blanks are caster's rods, they don't like mullocking. None of them.
     
  4. bigtroutchaser

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    Appreciate the info much! Next I'll be asking about lines for summer steelies!
     
  5. jake-e-boy

    jake-e-boy No mas

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    Rage or ambush, you could do a Scandi if you only fish when wind isn't an issue but then you won't be fishing much on the D