winter junk rod.

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by Panhandle, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. LBC

    LBC nymphing beads with a spey pole.

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    Multi 8130 with a 630 compact, 12-15' of whatever tip, and the heaviest shit youve got..... Launches.
     
  2. Panhandle

    Panhandle Active Member

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    I've got the 12/7 multi. Amazing rod. Ya, that's another great consideration
     
  3. Brian Thomas

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    Loop Green 9140 .
     
  4. golfman65

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    Pan, check out the echo's....you want a beater rod that you don't have to worry about right? they have two styles or actions and yeah they is ugly but they actually cast pretty damn nice and the price is right...
     
  5. Brady Burmeister

    Brady Burmeister Active Member

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    Cast the sage 7130 vt2 if you ever get a chance. I wouldn't give mine up for anything. Versatile, has balls, smooth rod. Will cast off the tip if light lined, or will bend deep if lined deep. Can be found for good prices used.
     
  6. mudshark

    mudshark Deep dweller

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    The TR's a good rod bump up to a 630gr it;ll huck anything justsaying
     
  7. Empty Creel

    Empty Creel Praying to the rain gods for mercy

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    TFO pro series in an 8wt. Very cheap now that they've been discontinued. Much faster than the Deer Creek series.
     
  8. shawn k

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    get the new 7133 sage vxp that rod rock with a 550 skagit flight.
     
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    My Favs in order of cost

    7133 BIIX - 510 Skagit
    7133 VXP - 510 Skagit
    7133 Beulah Platnum - 510 Skagit
    7130 Echo TR - 510 Skagit

    12' of CCT200 from airflo will cast way better than T14 on any rod.
     
  11. danimal

    danimal Inglorious Twohander

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    A very good inexpensive skagit cannon that someone in this thread has already made a stab at ,is.
    CPX 1338-4.. a 600grn skagit cut back to bout 575 grns will throw big tips and flies as big as you want to huck! Very forgiving rod that excels w/bottom hand. Cant remark bout a 575 skagit flite on er cause I have never thrown one on that stic, but then again I dont like rio's skag flite heads,AT ALL.
     
  12. Ian Broadie

    Ian Broadie Flyfishing is so "Metal"

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    I'll toss a vote in for the CnD Skagit Specialist as a certified turkey chucker but my 13'4" solstice works nearly as well. If you can find one, the 12'4" Echo II Scandi rod kicks a ton of butt as well, hands down the best Echo 2 hander ever made.
     
  13. fullerfly

    fullerfly Calvin Fuller

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    Maybe if you just change you casting stroke you would like the deer creeks and then you could start throwing some junk.
     
  14. Rick Sharp

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    don't know what your price range is but I have a 13'6" Meiser 8/9 that coupled with a 650 skagit with tips up to 200gr will throw a lot of junk, its a powerful rod and really suited for springers best in my opinion. you can pick up blanks from Bob and wrap up a very functional a great casting rod on the not to overly expensive side as long as you don't get to crazy with components. food for thought.