WTB WTB 3/4/5 wt switch or spey

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  1. golfman44

    golfman44 5-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Looking for a 3 4 or 5 wt two hander...nothing too fancy just want to swing sculpins on the yak for trout.

    Let me know what you have
     
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    you just looking for rod or rod and reel?
     
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    Just rod my friend. I assume my lamson konic 3.5 reel would balance decently enough to use and save me some $$$

    The lighter the better... 3wt > 4wt > 5wt in terms of my preference. I've been looking at the anglers roost 4/5 switch for $100 (I like my 7/8 spey from them) but just wanted to test the waters to see if someone had one to part with
     
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    I've got the Anglers Roost 3/4 switch and like it.
     
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    Maybe I'm blind but I wasn't aware they made a 3/4 switch...I saw a 3/4 11ft (and even a 2/3wt that would be sweet) but it wasnt labeled as a switch and the photo was of a single hander
     
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    I have actually built one on the 2/3 blank 11'r , very slow into the handle, but fun when you hook something. Went to the Puyallup for silver one day with it, ummmm just a little under power but oh what fun.

    Didn't really find a line that I thought worked okay, maybe someone here may have more experience on it

    BRAVEHEART
     
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    What size reel and line grain did you pair with it?
     
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    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    The reel weight seems to be the most important thing. I've used a DT5F and a DT6F on it with similar results.
     
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    I'm using a 4wt Ambush on my ARE 2/3. I think if I did it again, i'd give the 3/4 a try. Or maybe one of the 4pc models. Search speypages for threads on the rods.
     
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    My reel weighs 6oz
     
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    Thanks for the feedback. You like the ambush line? I've heard nothing but great things about it

    Also anyone cast a Beulah classic before? Just got offered a rediculous deal on one (4/5 wt)
     
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    I actually REALLY like it. I'm annoyed I waited as long as I did. Very useful line. Light spey, switch, single hand roll casts in small water, etc.
     
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    I built a two handed from Angler Roost 12' 3/4 wt IM8,single hand blank and their 19 inch handle. ambush 4wt single line( 200gr), 4' cheater , poly leaders or trout sink tips-1 to 6 lb fish-yeah! Highly recommend it. 1 yr in use.
     
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