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Old 05-21-2004, 10:19 AM
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Hi Uncle Craig -

I like the Windcutter 9/10/11 on that rod for a very positive feeling cast even with the type 8 15ft tip on it. Just strip to the head, set up and feel for that "whump" as the strong tip comes over the top to punch the line out there.

I have recently obtained the SA Short head spey which I think will also make a great tip system for the rod. For XLT I prefer the 7/8 XLT on that rod, in fact I LOVE the 7/8 XLT on it.

The Airflos are great on it, already mentioned above.

So if you like a shorter tip system go with WC or Delta, for a longer (minimum strip) line I would go with the 7/8 XLT cut and looped for tips per the speypages discussion -or- use the 8/9 you already have but you might have to cut and loop again to take the sinktip.
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