Anyone have any experience with this rod? I have one on hold. Originally $495 new; now $200 less. This will be my first spey rod. I currently fish a 9 1/2 foot Orvis two-handed rod. I'm thinking of this as a Skagit rod. I'll be lucky if I get to fish it twice a year. Usually replies to there kinds of threads say: "try before you buy", but the rod is in Washington and I'm in Colorado. Not many spey claves here. So what do you experienced spey rod casters say? Good beginners rod? I fish a Winston LT trout rod, and I like the feel of a moderately fast rod. Thanks for any input. It's on hold for 48 hours.