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Thread: Reels to balance Sage Esn 3wt?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GGY View Post
    Try any existing reel you have - put on the rod, run the fly line through the guides & out the top as long as your "normal" fishing distance for the rod - then see where the balance point is.
    If it is too reel heavy light, you will need a lighter reel+backing+line combo for the rod. (Ideally weigh this combo0 and go find one that is close .
    I need to check it out, only used this rod once, need to wait for ideal conditions to use it, he he
    Bubble, Bubble, Bubble and Squeak...I think this mixture is too weak!!!???" (Wrex Tarr)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamwari View Post
    Dude, back to reels, I need a reel to balance my 000wt...eish, not giving up on this little rod...
    Wychwood RS 2/3 at 50grams or even the 4/5 at 58grams with the larger arbor/spool.





    Go visit Stream-X and have a look. Take your rod along and test them.

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    Troy is die nuwe talk of the town hy laat sommer geld uit die lug val...
    Gerrit Viljoen

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Beast Tamer View Post
    Troy is die nuwe talk of the town hy laat sommer geld uit die lug val...
    Ek het daai gesien - te freaked out!
    Mario Geldenhuys
    Smallstream fanatic, plus I do some other things that I can't tell you about

    "All the tips or magical insights in the world can't replace devotion, dedication, commitment, and gumption - and there is not secret in that" - Glenn Brackett

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