My main set-up is:
9' 5wt Sage Z-axis
Lamson Litespeed reel
Rio Grande WF5F line ( like the 1/2 size up for z-axis)
9' or 12' leader Rio and Seagur tippet
and I fish midges 95% of my time on the water in both Holston & Clinch
I find this set-up works OK for me.
No matter what your set-up, you gotta have confidence in it.
As you can tell from the many great fishermen on this site, nobody seems
to use the exact same set-up as another but all are successful at