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Posted 15 February 2005 - 11:58 PM
So I just bought a new rod and reel, and I want to buy some new line. I am thinking of buying a cortland line system that has the 4 interchangable tips. Has anybody used it.
I have used the cortland interchangable line on a 4 weight rod, but this is for my 6 weight.
Posted 18 February 2005 - 07:58 AM
"All it takes is one fool to be standing arround doing something, for a bunch of other fools to join in"......a quote from an old Newfoundlander I met fishing in the pooring rain
Posted 18 February 2005 - 10:09 AM
I haven't seen the Cortland one but I'd be shy about buying it unless I could test it on a rod of similar action. Like my shooting head for my baby 9wt Sage Xp is much longer than the one I put together for the wife's St Croix since its a slower rod.
With most lines you can make the adjustments on the fly but with a SH you NEED to have the hinge outside the rod tip and if it gets too far things can get dicey. Ideally you make ONE back cast One forward cast with a double haul and chuck that puppy.