If you consider the 9' - 5wt a "gateway" fly rod on the road towards obsession, then the Beulah 8' 8" 4wt Platinum fly rod would be a sign you have reached full blown, trout bum status.
This very well may be the most coveted Platinum single hand fly rod here at Beulah. A good 4 weight can be so versatile in the world of trout fishing whether target shooting or distance is needed. The Beulah Platinum 8' 8" 4wt fly rod loads crisp and quickly with as little as 5' of line out of the tip, and covers flies from #22 Midges to #6 Golden Stones with ease. If you are searching for the perfect 4 weight, you're search ends here. Every outing is a vacation with a 4 weight this good!
The Beulah Platinum 4 weight offers a nickel-silver reel seat with stabilized Maple burl wood insert, reverse half wells grip w/ inlays that Beulah is known for, a high quality salt water safe stripping guide, and light wire chrome over stainless steel snake guides. Of course we went with 4 color windings. After all a Beulah is not a Beulah until the performance is wrapped in art!
All Platinum single hand rods come complete with a partitioned rod sock and Cordura covered protective tube.
USE OF ROD:
This rod was designed for use on spring creeks, high mountain lakes or anywhere you see a trout rise. In fact it goes well in a golf bag and makes the water hazards a lot more fun. This rod will be excellent to use for small to medium size trout and pan fish using a variety of fishing methods such as dry flies, wet flies or weighted nymphs
Medium fast. Fast recovery.
FLY LINE RECOMMENDATIONS:
RIO Gold WF4F, Airflo Super-Dri Elite WF4F
Beulah Platinum Series 8?8? 4wt. 4 PIECE 3.1 oz
All Beulah Fly Rods are constructed with high modulus IM8 graphite and Portuguese AAA cork grips.
Rods come with Cordura tube, sock, and a no fault, life time warranty for original owner.
Rod weight: 3.1 oz