Marquis salmom #3
I have Marquis #2, #3 and have fished with them on a few different spey rods. #3 has much more line capacity than #2 and #2 may fit 100 ft #30 lb backing with 9/10 SA midspey, it may work with short head spey line or micronite backing line. Both reels may be light for 9141. I always love the perfect balance between the rod and reel, which means the rod should be leveled even or slight butt heavy when it is balanced at the top end of handle with the reel lined with only backing line. If you think about spey casting, the rod tip never goes below the reel, that is why the unbalanced reel and rod fatigues your muscles and won't help casting. However if you fish a few hours once a week, the unbalanced rod will not affect you. Having said the above, #2 Marquis will not be balanced with 9141. Even #3 may be light for the rod although I am not 100% sure. The Sage spey rods are tip heavy and the reel seat is uplocking which require heavier reels, compared with T&T or G.Loomis. I know #3 is light for 9150 Sage traditional, but I still fish with 9150 and #3 lined with XLT, wishing #3 was heavier. #2 is best balanced with spey rods with a down locking reel seat which are less than 7.5oz in physical weight.