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I did some searching from the earlier posts, but could not find any WC / 9140-3 info.

I'm wondering which Windcutter works best with this Sage. 9-10-11 or 10-11-12? Lot of people says it is more of a #10 rod, but to me the 10-11-12 Windcutter sounds a bit heavy line. Any opinions?

I just got this rod a couple days ago, so every line recommendations are welcome.

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matti
 

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The only WC I've cast on the 9140-3 is the 9-10-11. In my opinion, the 10-11-12 would be too much for it.
 

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I had a 9-10-11 Windcutter on a brownie 9140 and basically I thought the line sucked on that rod. Not sure what to recommend but from my experience the 9-10-11 WC is not the line to use.
 

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Kerry,

Are you referring to the 9140-3 or the 9140-4? If the 4 piece, I agree, the 9-10-11 is too much.
 

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I haven't had that rod out of its tube in 4 years but I think it is the 4 piece.
 

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Wc 8910

finnsalmo said:
I did some searching from the earlier posts, but could not find any WC / 9140-3 info.

I'm wondering which Windcutter works best with this Sage. 9-10-11 or 10-11-12? Lot of people says it is more of a #10 rod, but to me the 10-11-12 Windcutter sounds a bit heavy line. Any opinions?

I just got this rod a couple days ago, so every line recommendations are welcome.

Thanks,
matti
My son has had this rod for years. He uses the WC8910 with the tips. I bought him an appropriate tip compensator a two summers ago. He can boom and shot the compensator with standard Rio tips or a 5' to 15' tip of T14 up to flies up to size 2 or 4. Bigger flies don't do well with the floating tip or any of the sinking tips. He likes and uses the Loop 3w with this rod and WC 8910.
 

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On the 9140-3, I found the WC 9/10/11 to be very workable but a little bit demanding of good timing when using tips.
 

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Thanks for your advices.

Grampa Spey: Your son must have a perfect technique to get that combo working.There is no way I will ever get my timing so good, that I could use 8-9-10 Windcutter with this Sage. Can't even handle it with my 14' 9-10 Yellowline. (works well with 14' 9-10 A2 Scott).

I think I'll choose 9-10-11 WC.
 
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