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Platinum Switch Rod 7wt 10'8"

Regular price $ 495.00

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 our 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 .

Length: 10’8″ Weight:5.4 oz. rear grip:3 3/4″ Forward grip: 11 1/2″

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.

Medium /fast, fast recovery

Fly line recommendations:

Scandinavian: Beulah Elixir Switch 350-375
Skagit: Beulah Tonic Switch 400-425
Overhead Line: Cortland Precision Platinum Salmon 8 or 9 wt. , SA Mastery Steelhead 8 or 9wt

Platinum Switch Rod Series 10’8″ 7wt. 4 Piece
Comes with sock, cordura tube, lifetime warranty for original owner (see warranty conditions)