Register now on PaFlyFish.com! Login
HOME FORUM BLOG PHOTOS LINKS


Sponsors

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users





Rod and reel advice? ORVIS

Joined:
2008/1/17 18:59
Posts: 1
Offline
I am thinking of buying a used set up I found its a orvis clearwater 7'9" rod with a battenkill reel Its about a year old. I fish mostly for smallmouth and sometimes out of my kayak Is 7'9 too long for the yak or its ok anyone have this set up? comments?
Also how much should I expect to pay for this set up its loaded with wonderline too? Any help would be great! Oh yeah this site is awesome just got here...

Posted on: 2008/1/17 19:06


Re: Rod and reel advice? ORVIS

Joined:
2007/7/6 16:10
Posts: 698
Offline
if you are looking for a bass fly rod to use for the yak, i'd say pass on the rod. I would want a faster action rod and at a minimum 8.5' length and i would only use that rod if it was windy. otherwise, i'd be waving around a 9'er.
If the price is right, get it - could be a good streamer rod for bass and trout on smaller creeks. If you can price it out new and divide by half, i'd say you have a good deal - and would plan on getting new line (add $60 bucks to the investment) and if you don't need it you're ahead of the game. i used to have a clearwater, many models ago. they've come a long way and are good values.

Posted on: 2008/1/17 21:38






You can view topic.
You cannot start a new topic.
You cannot reply to posts.
You cannot edit your posts.
You cannot delete your posts.
You cannot add new polls.
You cannot vote in polls.
You cannot attach files to posts.
You cannot post without approval.

[Advanced Search]





Site Content
Login
Username:

Password:

Remember me



Lost Password?

Register now!
Stay Connected

twitterfeed.com facebook instagram RSS Feed

Sponsors
Polls
Will you be fly fishing this autumn?
Yes
No
Thinking about it
_PL_TOTALVOTES
The poll will close at 2014/10/31 17:56
1 Comment





Copyright 2014 by PaFlyFish.com | Privacy Policy| Provided by Kile Media Group | Design by 7dana.com