This rod is very similar in action to the #5, #6, & #7 weight models. It performs superbly with all Spey lines from Skagit to long bellies and is designed for big brawling rivers were Winter Steelhead, Atlantic Salmon, or spring Chinooks are the quarry. This rod has the traditional length and feel without all the weight associated with past generations of long rods.
Rod Weight: 7.6 ounces.
USE OF ROD:
Fishing a variety of lines for Steelhead, Atlantic Salmon, Chinook and Sea run Browns, Chinooks, Chums and Coho Salmon.
ACTION: Slightly regressed/strong Traditional 'Spey' action/ fast recovery
FLY LINE RECOMMENDATIONS:
Scandinavian: 550 grains
Skagit: 570-625 grains
Mid Belly: 575-625
Long Belly: 595-640 grains,
Platinum Spey Rod Series 13'8" 8wt. 4 PIECE
Comes with sock, tube, lifetime warranty for original owner (see warranty for conditions).