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overloading the rod- how many sizes up do you go?

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have an 8wt, 9'- using a 9wt forward,
intermediate line. someone suggested i go up to a 10wt line. still a newbie and don't have my double haul timing
(read line speed) down pat but the
9wt line casts a helluva lot better than the 8wt line that i originally bought wth the rod. the person who suggested the 10wt thought it would improve my casting. only real way to tell is to put it on my rod and test it out. any thoughts and or suggestions?
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generally 1 line size is good for most blanks. however, there are exceptions that really work best at the rated line size. if you use a shooting head system, switch to the one that loads your rod the best and fits your casting style.
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