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Old 02-01-2013, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by surfdog View Post
I'm looking at buying a new rod and wanted to see what wt others are using for different types of water. I have a 4wt for smokeys and 8wt for bass and flats ,am considering a 6wt for tailwaters/bass and ultra light salt.
Based on your description - a 6wt would fit the bill IMO if you intend to use it for tailwater trout and bass. I typically fish a 5 on the tailwaters and my bass rod is an older Orvis 6wt.

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