Which sage is better? FLI or VT2

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Thomas Williams, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Absolutely! Or better yet, do what I do and buy 'em both!

    K
     
  2. Thomas Williams

    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Again thanks for all the input. I just pulled the trigger and got the 9'6" VT2. It has the saltwater handle and softer action for nymphing so.... Both sound great so I guess you can't go wrong.
     
  3. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

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    The fli is a sweet, lightweight fast action. As stated above, a line rocket!
     
  4. JesseC

    JesseC Active Member

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    I think you made the right call with the VT2. Fli is pretty damn heavy - although a nice rod as well.
     
  5. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

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    I have a Fli 3wt and have found I have had to load it with a 4WF line to make it act like I want/need it to.

    Of the three 3wts I have, it is the least used and only brought out if I want to chuck double nymph rigs on a small stream/river.

    Stew
     
  6. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    not to mention the vt2 I got last year was $335 on closeout
     
  7. DimeBrite

    DimeBrite MA-9 Beach Stalker

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    My 6wt 9'6" VT2 with saltwater reel seat and fighting butt has been a great rod. I've landed summer steelhead, coastal cutts, hundreds of silvers, pink salmon, and blackmouth/adult chinook with this rod. Easy casting.
     
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