Thread: Which 3wt. rod
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by tnflyfisher View Post
Just another comment... I would make sure to try and cast both if you can to see which you prefer but for what you are considering, I would say 8'9" all the way. Also keep in mind that any wide open stream or river with potential for a decent amount of wind will not agree with the finesse as I'm sure you might already be aware of.

Before you get rid of that 5wt. give it a go with something like a SA GPX line or even dare I say... a 6wt. line to see what you think first, if you haven't done so already. That is a good stick for certain situations like where you are chasing bigger fish in smaller, more confined streams or as a tailwater rod when you have to sometimes fight a good bit of wind.

Tight Lines,
This is good advice. I find alot of TFO models really benefit from an "upline" one line weight from the suggested wt on their rods.

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