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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-2015, 02:53 PM Thread Starter
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Regarding the Rio Scandi Short Versi-tip

I have a Rugged Creek 7/8 Switch Rod. With the stock Skagit head they provided, and a 10' sink tip, I cannot throw a big fly like Kelly Galloup's "Barely Legal."

If I put a 9wt. SSVT on it, will it throw those big flies?


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-2015, 11:59 PM
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Jim try your question on the technical forum,include your line grain weight , rod length, leader length, tip weight, fly size and type of cast you are trying. Something is definitely wrong. You may have better luck solving your problem.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-22-2015, 01:57 PM
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You will probably have better luck with big flies with a skagit.

But, probably, this is more a technique and experience issue. Describe your symptoms.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-23-2015, 02:19 PM
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You will need skagit for sure..... for big flies..... ScandiSVT isn't the best for big stuff. Maybe around 550 grain skagit or a little less. Should have no problem with 10' of sink tip.

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