I'm new to 2 handed casting but have been at it for the last 2 years. That said, I still really like casting and fishing with a single hand rod when I can. My question is are there any rods and especially weights and lengths that you can recommend for single hand spey casting, swinging and skating flies? I don't plan on using it as a nymphing rod and I really like the act of casting and prefer the more moderate actions I've found in older rods. Most of the steelhead fishing I get to do is in the summer and on rivers that aren't too large, I typically fish the Rogue, the N. Umpqua, and the Grand Ronde. Budget wise, I'm not going to spend more than $400 for a rod and I usually buy my gear used. I was interested in Buelah Platinum, Loomis' GLX series, Scott Arc and the older Sage RP. Should I be looking for 6 or 7 weights, 9', 9.5' or 10' rods? Any advice is greatly appreciated as I can't usually cast used rods before a purchase.