4wt or 5wt help me spend money.

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  1. DanielOcean

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    You know that all the rods I have bought and used, I never ever tried one of them out. They all sling line like they should and catch fish like they should.

    Did you all try out your wife before you decided on who to marry??
     
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  4. DanielOcean

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    Did you all try out your wife before you decided on who to marry??[/quote]

    Can you even do that?
     
  5. Steve Call

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    Uh?.... Yes, and that didn't work out either.
     
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    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I tried out two of them before I married them. One worked out and one didn't.

    Win some, lose some.
     
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    Fun Trying!:)
     
  8. DanielOcean

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    I am now shopping for a 6wt setup. LOL
     
  9. LD

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    I have not fished your water but my two main trout rods are a 4wt and 6wt. A 4wt is a very versatile rod trout fishing.
     
  10. David Loy

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    You got the 4?
    Bwahahahahahahaha...
    I personally have gravitated toward shorter rods. 8'6" is a great length, for graphite IMO. My best 4 is 7'6" but I aim at smaller water much of the time.
     
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    So in the end i bought both. Redington xt 4wt and sage vantage 5wt
     
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    Gud thinkin. Join the crowd.
     
  13. Stew McLeod

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    Never have enough rods. I would have dropped down to a 3wt to widen the gap of rod differentials, but then I tend to fish small water.

    Stew
     
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    Did i mention i bought an 8wt too. LoL three rods three reels three new lines
     
  15. John Weston

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    yup, I'd go with the 4 at either 8'6 or 9
    Outlaw