Echo Rod / Line Weight Recommendations
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"Echo SR 61010 & Rio Scandi body 375 grain"
John Van Emmerik on 5/9/2017 6:14:36 PM
Review (Tell us Why?: This rod got an immediate workout overhead casting at Pyramid Lake. I liked it a lot for this job. Got to spey cast with a 390 skagit and the 375 Rio Scandi. This rod has been reviewed as tippy and more suited to indi and single hand overhead casting than it's competition. I found this not the case. It will cast sustained anchor and scandi casts with no problem. I did not find an adjustment to my casting stroke was needed. The Rio Scandi body is one of the best switch rod lines going and this ro... More details
Mark Millonas on 1/25/2015 12:06:19 PM
Review (Tell us Why?: Love this rod. Spey casts, especially a snake roll, effortlessly 70+ feet with a Wulff Ambush 5 wt and a 10 ft tip (versaleader or sink tip 30-80 grains). YMMV. Even casts a regular 5 wt trout line overhead OK. A nice alternative to a 5 wt single hand, especially for swinging streamers and nymphing.
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