Originally posted by juro
Using a fly rod for 30 pound striped bass is in itself a concession when conventional tackle for the same fish is a 12 foot telephone pole surf stick and a 3-ballbearing spinning reel with 30 pound test and swivels the size of black jelly beans. [/B]
Ahem... I took a 30# striper this year but it was on a 7' spinning rod on 8# test mono. Are your tippets that light?
Flies, not flies who cares it's only fishing.