Rio Spey line recommendations for 2003
Manufacturer Rod WindCutter A  B Mid Spey A  B Grand Spey A B
Bruce & Walker
Powerlite 13' # 8-10 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Powerlite 14' # 9-10 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 9/10
Powerlite 15' # 10 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 10/11
Powerlite 16' # 9-10 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
Norway 14' # 9 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 9/10
Norway 15' # 9-10 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 10/11
Norway 15' # 10-11 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
Burkheimer
CF 7129-3 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
CF 7137-3 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
CF 8133-3 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
CF 9143-3 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
CF 9149-3 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
CF10150-3 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
CF11150-3 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
Daiwa
AMSF 14109-4E 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
AMSF 15011-4E 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
AMSF 15210-4E 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
LMZF14010-3E 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
LMZF15010-3E 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 8/9 9/10
LMZF15011-3E 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
LMXF12608-3E 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
LMXF13609-4E 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
LMXF14610-4E 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 8/9 9/10
LMXF15611-4E 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 9/10 10/11
WF1209-3 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
WF13010-3 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
WF1410-3 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 8/9 9/10
WF1511-3 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 9/10 10/11
Elkhorn
ET1490-3 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Manufacturer Rod WindCutter A  B Mid Spey A  B Grand Spey A B
Fly Logic Dec Hogan #7 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
Dec Hogan #8 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Dec Hogan #9 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Hardy
Salar 12' 6" 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Salar 15' 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
Salar 16' 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
Salmon Travel 11' 6" 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
Salmon Travel 15' 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 9/10
Gem 13' 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Loomis
GLX - 11' 6" # 8/9 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
GLX - 13' # 8/9 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
GLX - 14' # 9/10 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
GLX - 15' # 10/11 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
GLX - 15' 6" # 11/12 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
GL3 - 14' # 8/9 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
GL3 - 14' # 9/10 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 9/10
GL3 - 15' # 10/11 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 10/11
Trilogy - 13' #7/8 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Trilogy - 13' #9/10 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Trilogy - 15' #10/11 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 10/11
Loop Green  8124-4 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Green  9132-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Green  9140-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Green 10150-4 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
Black 8124-4 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
Black 9140-4 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Blue 7116-4 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
Blue 8124-4 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Blue 9132-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 - 8/9
Blue 9140-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Blue 10150-4 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
Manufacturer Rod WindCutter A  B Mid Spey A  B Grand Spey A B
Orvis
Silver Label 1267-3 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
Silver Label 1268-3 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
Silver Label 149-4 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 8/9 8/9
Silver Label 1510-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 9/10 9/10
Trident 1267-3 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
Trident 1268-3 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Trident 149-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Trident 1510-4 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
Redington
DFR 12' 6" # 7 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
DFR 13' # 8 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
DFR 14' # 9 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
DFR 15' # 10 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
DHRF 12' 6" # 7/8 6/7/8 7/8/9 7/8 8/9 - -
DHRF 13' # 8/9 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
DHRF 14' # 9/10 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
DHRF 15' # 10/11 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
Sage
VPS 9140-4 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - 8/9
European 5120-4 5/6 5/6 - - - -
European 6126-3 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
European 8126-3 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
European 7141-4 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
European 9141-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
European 10151-4 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 10/11 9/10 9/10
European 10161-4 11/12/13 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
Traditional  7136-4 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
Traditional 9140-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
Traditional 9150-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
St. Croix
13' # 7/8 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
14' # 9/10 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
15' # 10/11 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
Manufacturer Rod WindCutter A  B Mid Spey A  B Grand Spey A B
Scott
ARC 11' 9" # 6 5/6 6/7/8 6/7 6/7 - -
ARC 12' 8" # 7 6/7/8 6/7/8 6/7 6/7 - -
ARC 13'  # 8 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
ARC 14' # 9 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
ARC 15' # 9 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 8/9 8/9
ARC 15' # 10 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 9/10
SAS 13' # 8 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
SAS 14' # 9 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
SAS 15' # 10 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
Thomas & Thomas
DH 1006-3 5/6 5/6 - - - -
DH 1107-3 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
DH 1208-3 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
DH 1208-4 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
DH 1212-3 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 - -
DH1307-3 6/7/8 7/8/9 6/7 7/8 - -
DH 1309-3 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
DH1309-4 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
DH 1409-3 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
DH1409-5 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
DH 1410-3 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
DH 1509-3 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 8/9
DH 1510-3 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
DH 1510-5 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
DH 1511-3 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
DH 1611-3 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
Winston
LT 712-4 6/7/8 6/7/8 6/7 7/8 - -
LT813-4 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
LT914-4 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 9/10
LT1015-4 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 9/10
Derek Brown 7/8 7/8/9 8/9/10 7/8 8/9 - -
Derek Brown 8/9 8/9/10 9/10/11 8/9 9/10 8/9 9/10
Derek Brown 9/10 9/10/11 10/11/12 9/10 10/11 9/10 10/11
Derek Brown 10/11 10/11/12 11/12/13 10/11 11/12 10/11 10/11
Each rod has been rated for two different line designations. The 'A' rating is for casters that like to feel a "faster" action rod and
the 'B' rating is for those that prefer to feel more flex in the rod.