I kinda figured that it would be a great outfit. I managed to stumble across the deal(600) and jumped on it. Now all I have to do is grab a reel and I'll be set. The III is looking like it's going to be the one unless someone can suggest as good of one or better.The III.
That’s a great outfit for a beginner; arguably one of the highest performing rods out there! You won’t grow out of it...
Now, the trick is matching up the right line for it.
Another option you might consider is the Hydros SL III. It’s all the reel you would ever need for your 5 weight, and you can pick up the SL reel, an extra spool, and two lines for the price of just the Mirage reel. In the choice of the SL, you might want to consider the SL II.What I'm wondering is. If I go with the III being in a 5-7 range, is it possible to use smaller than 5 or larger than 7 line without compromising anything?
Only downside of using a lighter line would be weight. Biggest downside of using a larger line is less space on the reel for backingWhat I'm wondering is. If I go with the III being in a 5-7 range, is it possible to use smaller than 5 or larger than 7 line without compromising anything?