4wt line advise

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Torren
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4wt line advise

Post by Torren » Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:18 pm

Hey guys,
I've picked up a 4wt Sage One for light salt water use and was wondering if anyone here has used this rod and could offer some advice on which line to use. I was after a WF floater and thinking about the SA MPX.
Thanks in advance
Torren

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Re: 4wt line advise

Post by daniel horne » Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:54 am

If your coming to the casting day on Sunday I can bring a 4 weight rio gold to try out

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Re: 4wt line advise

Post by daniel horne » Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:56 am

Iv also have it in six weight too if you want to see how it gose over lined

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Re: 4wt line advise

Post by Torren » Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:15 am

Thanks for the offer Daniel but unfortunately I'm working this weekend and won't be able to make it.

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Re: 4wt line advise

Post by Dave Bailey » Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:46 am

Hi Torren, is it the 8’6” model?

I’ve got that one (no pun intended :) ), and it certainly can be over lined - I’m running a 5 weight Rio midge tip on it at the moment and like it a lot.

I also use it with a 4 weight SA wet tip (old line - unfortunately no longer available).

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Re: 4wt line advise

Post by Torren » Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:43 pm

It's the 9ft version Dave. Thanks for the reply.

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Re: 4wt line advise

Post by Hirdy » Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:01 am

My favourite line at the moment is the Rio Single Hand Spey line. I've got it in three line weights including the 4wt.

I'm heading down to Augusta this morning and back through your way on Thursday afternoon. Give me a yell on the phone if you want to try the line.

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Re: 4wt line advise

Post by Tony Ong » Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:33 pm

Hi Torren
I haven't cast the 4 weight One much, however, the 5 weight One is still my go to bream rod. I'm currently using the Rio Elite Technical Trout. This is the low stretch version, and is a great presentation line. For me, the low stretch gives heaps better hook set in saltwater conditions. The Rio Gold (again go the low stretch version) will handle heavier flies a little easer. I haven't fished the MPX so can't comment. The other line that I'm tempted to try is the SA Amplitude Smooth Infinity.

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