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Browntroutboy

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Re: beginner fly rod question - 5 wt vs 6 wt
« Reply #15 on: Aug 13, 2013, 05:56 PM »
I have a TFO 5 wt, great rod but a fish 16"+ in fast water makes you sweat!

TightLinesMaine

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Re: beginner fly rod question - 5 wt vs 6 wt
« Reply #16 on: Aug 13, 2013, 10:01 PM »
I have a TFO 5 wt, great rod but a fish 16"+ in fast water makes you sweat!

wow! thats what i wanted to know actually haha, where i plan on fly fishing has up to class 3 rapids and a 16"-18" fish would not be uncommon so thanks!

@MickeyFinn, thx for the info

& thanks everyone, i appreciate the responses

Mogi

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Re: beginner fly rod question - 5 wt vs 6 wt
« Reply #17 on: Sep 15, 2013, 09:44 AM »
TLM...if you are like the rest of use you'll get hooked on fly fishing and in a few years you'll prolly own three or more fly rods to chose from. I have 3,5,6 and 9 weights and I love em all for diffrent reasons.

 



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