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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-16-2016, 01:16 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone use switch rods?

How you guys like the switch rod?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-18-2016, 12:20 AM
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Re: Anyone use switch rods?

I have a 7 wt. Echo 10'10" switch for steelhead fishing. I really like fishing it, but most steams including all but Elk Creek in Erie are way to small for it. I also use it for bass fishing in the Juniata River. Hardest part of the setup is finding a line that works with the rod.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-20-2016, 04:02 PM
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Re: Anyone use switch rods?

I had a 11'4" 7wt built for me a few years back. I like the rod a lot, but would agree with Biggie that it is a bit too much for PA steelhead water. However, there are a number of streams/rivers in NY and OH where these rods are ideal.
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