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skitterbug 11-04-2016 03:15 PM

Fast action 4/5wt switch
A inquiry for a friend. He likes fast action rods, I dont. So any suggestions on which rods for him to try? He's looking at the TFO switched to give you an idea of his price range. Echo?Redington?

Bob Budesa 11-04-2016 03:25 PM

PM sent your way.

skitterbug 11-04-2016 04:17 PM

Didn't receive it?

henderson 11-04-2016 06:02 PM

redington prospector = discontinued and discounted

skitterbug 11-05-2016 01:44 AM


Originally Posted by Bob Budesa (Post 1894546)
PM sent your way.

Hey Bob, never did receive a pm from you??

noise.boy 11-05-2016 11:11 AM


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skitterbug 11-05-2016 04:33 PM


Originally Posted by noise.boy (Post 1895330)

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I saw that one on their website, have you tried it?

skitterbug 11-05-2016 04:42 PM

Lightest bvk is a 6 wt.

noise.boy 11-05-2016 04:44 PM

Fast action 4/5wt switch
I use a 9' 5wt BVK for micro-skagit for small bass and trout. My favorite rod for micro-skagit.

Check my blog:

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Bob Budesa 11-05-2016 05:41 PM

OK, we'll try it again. My last message is probably spinning around in space someplace.

skitterbug 11-05-2016 08:20 PM

Thanks Bob, just checked my inbox box no message?!? Try sending it to [email protected].

JonT 11-05-2016 10:09 PM

Echo SR all the way

skitterbug 11-05-2016 11:01 PM

I heard they're the fastest action in that price range.

I've passed on those suggestions. Thanks

bender 11-07-2016 11:13 AM

When you say "fast action" do you mead a tip action or stiff rod? For me fast means tip action and stiff is a rod which is rated wrong which feels nicer with a heavier line.

For a single hand TFO BVK 3wt there is a two piece conversion kit handle which makes it a 10ft switch rod but it does not make it stiffer although in this video a 235gr Ambush and a floating tip is cast. I have not tried it with conversion handle but BVK 3wt is very nice single hand rod.


skitterbug 11-07-2016 02:13 PM

He likes Sage rods. I've never casted one so I'm not sure what he means. If he could afford it he'd probably get a Sage one....what description would you give that "action'"?

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