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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-05-2008, 10:43 PM Thread Starter
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Line Rec for TFO TICRX 8wt Conversion

Hello everyone,

My question begins with: HELP!

I have went through the searches and totaly confused. I own the TFO conversion for my 8wt TICRX and I am set with an overhead shooting head which I can cast a counrty mile, well atleast I judge it as it. I am looking to use a skagit or AFS posibily???? I have a 400 and 500 RIO, 7/8 airflo skagit with tons of various weight tips. I know it is probably more my casting style which sucks but what line would you recommend not including the one mentioned. Or am I just heading the wrong direction.

For some reason I love the rod and want to find something which works for me. I caught tons of salmon on it and what a roar. Should I just stick to overhead becasue it works great for me.

Any help would be great

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TFO Ticrx conversion

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Hey William, what line are you using overhead for that rod? I've been using a Rio outbound 11 and/or 12wt a 485-500 grains I think.

It works alright, sometimes - the stroke takes some getting used to and I end up with a lot of tailing loops.

Just wondering what (weight/length) line someone else is having success with?

I'll also be interested to hear if you are able to figure out a good spey line for it - b/c of the fast taper I would guess it will be better suited for a scandi head than skagit, but I don't know. definately takes a lot of grains to load it deep.

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