The rod will be used in BC with dry line and sink tips ( mostly T-3) and also to smaller extend for Atlantics in Europe.
I am guessing, based on others comments, that in addition to floating and
sink-tip line, the CND would handle sunk line ( slow sink) very well.
I am not sure about the 15’ 7/8/9 and sunk lines.
I realize that I have to test both rods, but could you make some comments about how each of the rods felt when casting ( line speed, loading, mending etc.).
You are comparing two differnet rod weights, and 6" differnet. Meiz 15' is about 7/8/9 (but it is able to handle some 9/10 lines). Salar is 9/10/11 weight rod, but handles 8/9 XLT (old) as well. To me, both rod cast nice and have good bending profiles (althrough they are differnet), and both handle tips well. Keep in mind, Salar is heavier than Meiz 7/8/9. If you fish dry and light tip most your time, Meiz 15 is the one. If you want to get your fly a bit farther away and bigger fly, that the rod weight and 6" make differnet.
Personally, I like Meiz rod better because its action, recovery rate, light in hand and finish. You should try them before making any decision. There are also many options out there. Pick one that fits to your casting style, river and fish.
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