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Hi Speyfishers,

I am planning a trip to BC Terrace, in Sept '16 and would appreciate some advice.

I have decided to get two Berkies . . . a 7 wt for dry fly scandi, Copper river and Skeena watershed . . . also an 8 wt for wet fly skagit.

Those of you who have fished or owned Kerry's rods, what lengths would you suggest?

Thanks in advance,
ziggy
 

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Personally from my Days on the Skeena I like rods with some horsepower.
A 8152 and a 8142 or 8139 for floating and wet respectively or a 7141 if you insist on a lighter line weight for the floating line.
 

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Ziggy. Another thing to also consider is if your looking at a 3 or 4 piece rod. I own both the 8128-4 and the 7133-3 and they both like almost the same line weight. I find his 3 piece rods to be at least a 1/2 wt heavier compared to his 4 piece rods (ie. 7133-3 is more like a 7.5wt, 8139-3 more like a 8.5wt etc).

Back to your question, I'm thinking the 8139-3 would suit your needs well on the Skeena. A very capable rod that enjoys both dry and wet fly applications (mid belly and Skagit lines respectively).

Have fun with the search!
 
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