The Beulah 10?8? 7wt Platinum Switch rod our quintessential summer steelhead Switch Fly rod. This fly rods deceptive lightness will have you thinking you are fishing a 9' 5 wt until you load it up and fire a 80? laser cast across the river with ease.
The Beulah 10?8? 7 weight Platinum Switch rods flex pattern drastically departs from their new 5 and 6 weight Switch rods taking on a much deeper loading (slightly regressed) characteristic making this essentially a bit more of a short Spey rod with excellent nymphing and overhead casting ability. This rod shines as a Summer Steelhead rod and has a fast recovery making it formidable for inshore or in estuaries, salt water fishing.
The Platinum 7wt Switch rod is going to compliment a relaxed and compact casting stroke where less is definitely more. It is unbelievable how good this Switch rod can be with a matched Scandinavian or Skagit shooting head to cover all down and across presentations from dry lines and two fly slider systems or sink tips with weighted leeches. The Platinum Switch 7 weight has a slightly elongated fore and aft grips to balance out the longer 10?8? Switch length Legnth: 10'8" Rear grip:3 3/4" Forward grip: 11 1/2"
Rod Weight: 5.4 ounces.
USE OF ROD: Light Spey work as well as nymphing from a boat or wading. Great for summer steelhead, trophy trout in Alaska, silvers from the beach, sea run browns and steelhead.
ACTION: Medium /fast, fast recovery.
FLY LINE RECOMMENDATIONS:
Scandinavian: Beulah Elixir Switch 375 Skagit: Beulah Tonic Switch 425
Overhead Line: Cortland Precision Platinum Salmon 8 or 9 weight , SA Mastery Steelhead 8 or 9wt
SWITCH ROD SERIES 10'8" 7wt. 4 PIECE
Comes with sock, cordura tube, lifetime warranty for original owner (see warranty conditions)