Spin rod used for fly

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Spin rod used for fly

Postby otway » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:37 pm

Hi, does anyone use thier spin rods for fly fishing? Today i put a fly reel along with the fly line 5 wt onto my tcurve 6 foot 6, this rod is great for hard body lures such as rapala floating 3 cm etc as its got a moderate taper action, so its a bit wippy, so i gave it a try and...it shoots the line out just fine actually i have more confidence using this set up than what the reel was originally on a norstream 8 foot 6 5 wt, just got to catch a fish on it now. Thanks
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Re: Spin rod used for fly

Postby davek » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:41 pm

Go for it, you never know, cheers davo
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Re: Spin rod used for fly

Postby purple5ive » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:57 pm

Damn.
Now that's something I could actually do.
I ducked real hard at trying to cast a fly rod a good few months ago.
This might give me some hope
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Re: Spin rod used for fly

Postby meppstas » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:25 pm

No harm in trying something different that's for sure..

now to christen you're new set up with a nice trout which I'm sure you'll do soon enough... :thumbsup:

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Re: Spin rod used for fly

Postby smile0784 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:10 pm

Try amd see.
I seen on fishing shows.they use flies being on the end of spinning outfits

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Re: Spin rod used for fly

Postby Lightningx » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:26 pm

Definitely no harm in trying mate :thumbsup:
Give it a go and see how it goes.



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Re: Spin rod used for fly

Postby ratbag » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:59 pm

I learnt to fly fish with a similar outfit a few years back. Just need to be careful with the back cast and how the rods loads up.
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Re: Spin rod used for fly

Postby Basti » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:30 am

purple5ive wrote:Damn.
Now that's something I could actually do.
I ducked real hard at trying to cast a fly rod a good few months ago.
This might give me some hope

Shorter, faster rod, timing will be a tad harder than a long fly rod. Otherwise the principle remains the same. You will still... duck


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