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Old 06-11-2006, 07:53 AM
nmbrowncom nmbrowncom is offline
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the eight wt reel may be a bit heavy for the 5 wt rod.if the rod and reel are out of balance it will affect affect your casting stroke and could lead to a bit of fatigue. perhaps one of the premier casters on the forum could chime in.
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