>Just courious. I keep hearing about spey rods.
>What is a good size rod to start with. Don't
>they run from about 11' to 15' long. I would
>like to try one but the price scares me off.I
>see some one mentioned a Sage. Don't they come a
>little high. I like to fly fish and I think
>fishing for them in the winter would be a blast.
> Jim S.:jj
Roll your own. I just finished one 14' long rated for 9/10 weight lines. Total cost < $150.00. I used a Cabela's blank, grips and reel seat. The guides were from Anglers Workshop. There are lots of good books on rodmaking if you haven't done it in the past.