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    Anybody fished the jim teeny line from TFO? I have a fished the Pro, TICR, and TICRx lines, but not the teeny. They make a 10ft 10wt. Don't want to spend the money for another Sage rod, mostly because I don't plan on fishing the 10wt too much. Thanks for the input.

    Jake
    All the romance of trout fishing exists in the mind of the angler and is in no way shared by the fish.

  • #2
    Call them and talk about it. They are a helpful bunch. Just have them talk to you about how the Teeny compares to the other models you have fished.
    The two loudest sounds known to man: a gun that goes bang when it is supposed to go click and a gun that goes click when it is supposed to go bang.

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    • #3
      Also,

      On Jim's website, there is a video about this rod. In the link below, select "TFO" rods on the left hand side. There is a 6 minute video about the rod there.

      http://www.jimteeny.com/indexMain.ht.../catIntro.html
      The two loudest sounds known to man: a gun that goes bang when it is supposed to go click and a gun that goes click when it is supposed to go bang.

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      • #4
        I have a 9 foot 10wt TFO Teeny. Have caught big steelhead, 40lb Kings and 70lb Tarpon with it. It is a bit more "tippy" than the other TFO saltwater rods, but has a pretty good butt section for fighting the big fish. I like the feel of it.

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        • #5
          tippy

          thanks for the info Flyboy. What do you mean by tippy? Does that mean faster or slower than other TFO rods? I have never heard that term before. Thanks again.

          Jake
          All the romance of trout fishing exists in the mind of the angler and is in no way shared by the fish.

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          • #6
            By Tippy I mean that most of the flex is in the tip of the rod. The butt and mid-section are stiff, and the tip narrows fast and flexs more. Not a bad thing, it just is the way the rod loads: more out at the end than deep into the blank. More suited for a fast casting stroke with hard and deliberate stops.

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            • #7
              thanks

              Thanks Flyboy. I prefer a faster action, so this rod should work out perfect. Thanks to all for the input.

              Jake
              All the romance of trout fishing exists in the mind of the angler and is in no way shared by the fish.

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