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post #7 of (permalink) Old 09-23-2001, 12:51 AM Thread Starter
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Join Date: Feb 2002
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Originator: BruceDate: 9/22/2001 7:51 PM
I dont know about the other rods as I have only used the 8/9 with a long head line(mastery8/9 with an extended tip 98ft in total)  I really have not cast anything like this rod and the weight is really not noticable at all.  The distance is a factor but I have caught quite a few rainbows in the 20-26 inch range on 4x and 5x tippets and have been impressed by the ability to do so, I havnt snapped a tippet yet.  the rod does what is advertised and that is cast 130ft easily and that is somthing that no other rod advertises to do. 
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