Hello.. I hope you´re getting on just fine with your switch setup. Switch rods could be a more difficult start in the doublehanded world, they´re generally a tad fast, and so they call for very precise timing in the cast. An ordinary 12-13footer is a more gentle start. I´ve used #9 Switch Chucker on my #9 Sage Method 11´9" switch rod. Remember that this line has a VERY strong delivery, lots of ( kinetic ) energy comes out to the tip of the line. It can behave just like when you cast your singlehander with no leader, if you´ve tested that you know that the line tip behaves funny. For the same reason. You can dampen this effect by using a leader with some mass, an ( Airflo ) Polyleader or a ( RIO
) Versileader. A heavier fly might also help. It IS a bit of a specialty line.
You´d be advised to use a compact casting stroke when using s switch rod, some people say that you should keep your hands in a ( imaginary ) small box in front of you. Excellent piece of advice! The short head of the Switch Chucker enhances this routine even more, or you will lose your anchor. Most instructional videos you´ll watch will refer to the ordinary, longer doublehander, using a different, "wider" technique which is of little use with your rod.
Once you understand your line, it´s a good idea and a fine line, given it´s restrictions. I was using my line for a couple of days now on a small river and with a 17´leader and a single hook #8, it was... challenging.. I could have eased the difficulties by using a floating or intermediate shorter leader, offering the same anchor and some mass to balance the line tip , but then you cannot leave these at home.
Just for fun, I copied and enhanced this idea, making an 21´head line for dropshotting large ( 2" ) weighted nymphs for early season fishing. Line was designed to match my #8 Method switch. Using about 50 grains of lead on the end and a 24 grain nymph and this compact casting technique, it covered the river just fine. Adapt your casting, use the correct leader up front and you´ll appreciate what you´ve got... Yours borano20