Just got this rod. Season doesn't start until 1st Feb up here so I haven't had a chance to use it.
I prefer spey lines but I note that Shakespeare recommend: Spey= 40grms/48ft.
This seems a tad on the heavy side for a rod rated at #7/8?
e.g. the Gaelforce #8/9 is 34g/54ft and the #9/10 is...
Just ordered a Grey's GR60 Switch #7/8 from Tackleuk for £173.84 with free delivery.
Substantially cheaper than all the major tackle dealers.
It's listed as £182.99 but if you use Discount code ZH1FE9 it's 5% less.
Just thought I would post it in case anyone is looking to give themselves a...
For sale on our Thomas Turner Fishing Antiques site right now is this beautiful custom Atlantic Salmon finish Abel reel in #7/8. We only have the 1 so be quick!
£650 - Abel Super Series Quick Change (QC) Fly Reel #7/8 Atlantic Salmon