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CTS Affinity X euro nymphing configuration?
Posted by: Boden Russell (---)
Date: October 26, 2018 01:41PM

Has anyone tried a CTS Affinity X in a euro nymphing (EN) configuration (2wt - 3wt, 10' - 11')?
If so is it possible to describe the action to other EN sticks on the market (stiffer like Cortland comp, softer more mid-flex like Syndicate, somewhere in between like T&T)?

Thanks

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Re: CTS Affinity X euro nymphing configuration?
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---.lightspeed.rcsntx.sbcglobal.net)
Date: October 26, 2018 05:42PM

Hi Boden,
I've "wiggled plenty of the 10'0" #3's
I would say it is closer to the T&T. Certainly not soft/mid flex.
Not familiar with the Cortland.
But my gut tells me lighter in the hand.

Email me if you need pricing.
Herb
U.S. Distributor CTS Rod Blanks

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Re: CTS Affinity X euro nymphing configuration?
Posted by: Eric MONTACLAIR (---.subs.proxad.net)
Date: October 27, 2018 07:36AM

One of the best ten footer (and I tested a lot).
The #3 is more a #3/4.
If it’s for light EN (say single 2.0mm up to 2.8mm bead head Nymph) go for #2, if you want a more versatile stick go for the #3.

Light I need hand and not tip heavy (unlike lot of ten footer).

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Eric
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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/27/2018 07:38AM by Eric MONTACLAIR.

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Re: CTS Affinity X euro nymphing configuration?
Posted by: Boden Russell (---)
Date: October 27, 2018 11:44AM

Thanks for the responses so far.

Any comments as to if the CTS 3wt could also act as a more general purpose rod as well (throw dries/droppers, floating indicator rigs, smaller streamers, etc.)?

I have also been pondering a 3wt with a -1 tip (via CTS custom fly program). If anyone has thoughts on that configuration it's appreciated.

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Re: CTS Affinity X euro nymphing configuration?
Posted by: Eric MONTACLAIR (---.w86-212.abo.wanadoo.fr)
Date: October 28, 2018 04:33AM

As stated earlier the #3 is versatile, go for it if you want the best of both world.

For me a #1 tip on it would achieve in a very tipy rod, each is own but for me not a good idea

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Re: CTS Affinity X euro nymphing configuration?
Posted by: Herb Ladenheim (---)
Date: October 28, 2018 10:28AM

Boden,
Unhide your email.
Herb

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Re: CTS Affinity X euro nymphing configuration?
Posted by: Boden Russell (---)
Date: October 29, 2018 12:01PM

Thanks again for the input.

Herb -- I just sent you a direct email. If for some reason you didn't get it let me know.

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