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post #46 of 50 (permalink) Old 05-05-2019, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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This past week. Central Coast, CA
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Can I use a 5wt 10FT switch for the stripers and what are my limitation?
I made a Frankenstein switch rod out of a Gloomis GLX Roaring River 5wt 11ft. Lost the bottom section and had Steve built me a new one and made it to 10FT.
I have done most of my salt water DH overhead casting fly fishing using 10ft and 11ft "lure rods". Spinning rods have ugly big guides but they work. Casting rods usually have small guides and if they have a "trigger" which comes to your top hand way a hack saw and file takes care of it in five minutes. I used to tape the reel to bottom where DH reels are. Now I have also used $2 Fuji float rod reels seats which I tape semi permanently using vulganizing tape. All small tackle shops have allowed me to test rods before buying when I have brought my own line.

It is impossible to say what lure rating match certain line head weight but for 600...700gr lines one I like has 0.5oz-2oz and another one 1oz-3oz and Carp rods 2,25lbs rating. 2,75lbs reguire 800gr and up which is tiring to cast but performance comes very good even to very strong head wind.

I have also bought cheap rods from various internet sites. One what I can recommend for 700gr line head is NGT Dynamic Travel Carp 11ft 2.75lb 4pc which is only about $30. In NA I think from Amazon it comes cheapest and from ebay in Europe. It is heavy 245g but packs quite short when sections are 880mm. I gave very serious stress test to my first casting 1000gr line full power and it did not break.

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Nice report and great pictures Stu!! Im all fired up now.
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Took this nice striper at dusk recently on a dead drifted white muddler deceiver. Best fish of the day...
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I used to throw bucktail streamers for Stripers on the Indian River in Delaware back in the mid 70s. I was just a teenager back then but I came up with a fly that is still used there today. Miss those days. Now I have to settle for Rainbows in the Katmai National park on the Alaska peninsula. And Steelhead on the Oregon coast although there seems to be drought on those the last couple of years.
Patrick- Fishing IRI in a week or so. What fly are you referencing?
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