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post #6 of (permalink) Old 11-23-2018, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Mango man View Post
I got this white instructor rod but I feel it is very soft. Doesn't turn over my intruder fly that good in a Rio 525 grain. Can you please suggest what could be wrong?

Gear: 7wt 13'.

Rio:525 floating head, 10 ft thin poly tip + 5ft of Tippett and a 3.5 inch fly.

Should be easier with a sink tip than with a poly/versi-leader, due to mass of the tip. Could stand to use a lighter head also. 450grains compacted into a skagit head will turn over a large fly.
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