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Posted 12 February 2005 - 01:04 AM
Posted 12 February 2005 - 01:10 AM
Posted 12 February 2005 - 08:28 AM
The JM's are a great deal in that price range. Another option would be a Ross Rhythm 3.5. Similar price range, lighter but not as solid feeling. I'm using it on a 7wt dedicated steelhead outfit.
Posted 12 February 2005 - 11:45 AM
Posted 12 February 2005 - 07:01 PM
Ross does have some good reels for that price range though, try to find a older model ross C4, i just sold one last fall but it was a real work horse for me for over 7 years without a single problem.
Posted 12 February 2005 - 08:33 PM
but I have had good with a less expensive reel the Tioga LA8 which is very rugged but the drag isn't near as smooth as the Harris.