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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-03-2015, 12:48 AM Thread Starter
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Intermediate Lines

I'm kinda intrigued lately with the idea of a line that gets below the surface current and the different applications - namely a scandi type for soft hackles, and a skagit for a slower swing.

I see that there's the Ambush clear tip, and I assume SPG can whip one up, but what else is out there? Anyone know of or use something else? I mean 3-4 wt rods...the big sticks are pretty much covered-
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Your right, SPG. Steve made me a full intermediate Scandi for my ACR 1214 at 326 grains. Great line and fishes well.
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I agree, I only swing intermediates as they break the surface and don't leave the shadow V's that a floating line does. I use 3 different styles the first is just a plain old Two line sizes larger than the rod, so for a 3 wt i get a 5wt single hand line. I also had one made for the close in work on the wood, you can check it out here, since then I have found a sweet small scandi that i use for my longer work! Its made by LTS, but its not a complete intermediate but rather a FHI, triple density Floating rear, hover middle, and intermediate front taper it swings so well. I use the 6wt on my 10,6" 3wt. I use all spey cast with it. you can check it out here If you haven't tried swinging a intermediate you should.
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