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Coho Cody

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8 wt. Strength
« on: October 19, 2005, 09:57:14 PM »

is an 8wt. fly rod enough to handle big chum???
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Re: 8 wt. Strength
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2005, 11:15:25 PM »

yup..
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Re: 8 wt. Strength
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2005, 11:29:31 PM »

An 8wt is usually recognized by most as a good all around salmon/steelhead rod.  I use a 7wt for most salmon, and a 9140 for chum, springs, and steelhead.
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Re: 8 wt. Strength
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2005, 09:04:09 AM »

k thnx guuys! ;)
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Re: 8 wt. Strength
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2005, 01:15:34 PM »

I need one chum would be fun on the fly. My 6wts just dont cut it id overplay them :P
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Re: 8 wt. Strength
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2005, 08:29:09 PM »

8 is plenty for chum.
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