need advise on 8wt floating line

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hello  .. ive been using s.a coastal express 250 grain on my 8 wt for years   ,,, its my go to set up .. i have some old floating on a 9 wt   but the coastal express seems to work nicely     the rod is a mystic tremor   

there are some times when a floating line would suit me better///   especially when casting to shore in skinny water    or even just a sink tip   

any suggestions on this ?     thanks  jim

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First of all, try your "old floating" 9 wt line on your 8 wt rod to see if it loads the rod to your liking. If so, buy something similar. Many anglers overline their rods.  

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Old fly lines in good condition do the same that were designed to do years ago ,and for the most part can handle today's fishing for general purposes.


Specialized lines of today are no comparison for fly lines that tried to do what modern line accomplish out of the box

 at triple the cost of what was not available even a few years ago. Tropic lines today are a winner, trout lines should be no better than a Cortland 333. Some things are just perfect.



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!@#$ up

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