“Getting Started” Trout Package

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“Getting Started” Trout Package

$550.00

Looking for a trout rod to throw streamers and easily toss bead rigs? Our custom package featuring an Echo Boost rod with a Sage Spectrum reel is up to the challenge. From freshwater trout to searuns off the beach, it will get the job done and put a smile on your face.

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Description

Rod:
We chose the 9′ 0″ – 5 weight or 6 weight Echo Boost rod for this package. The Boost is a fast action rod more than capable of throwing leeches and fry patterns, as well as roll casting bead and nymph rigs like a charm. And it will delicately lay out a dry fly during a hatch.

The 5 weight will offer a bit more delicacy and finesse. The 6 weight will handle heavier flies and windy conditions better. If you plan to fish Bristol Bay trout and Dolly Varden with this package we would recommend the 6 weight.

Reel:
In Alaska, the reel actually matters. We chose the sturdy and time proven Sage Spectrum Reel for its reliability and great value. It is a machined aluminum, large arbor reel with a sealed drag system. This reel performs well in tight rivers, long runs, and even in the saltwater, hands down one of our shop favorites.

Line:
We chose the Rio Premier Grand line for this rod package. The line is a weight forward floating line that is oversized by nearly one line size. This really helps load the Boost rod and is ideal for delivering heavy flies. The Grand is a two-toned line, so when you see the belly in your rod, you know it’s time to pick it up, false cast a couple times, and watch the line fly. Because of the heavy front taper of this line, it rolls out bead rigs with minimal effort.

The package comes with a rod tube, neoprene reel case, PowerFlex Trout leader, 20lb dacron backing, and lifetime warranty to the original owner.

This rod package will save you $80 over buying everything separately!!!

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Brad Elfers has been a fly fishing & river guide in Alaska since 1993.He opened Alaska Fly Fishing Goods in 1998.
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