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Serge Mrkobrada

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Hello,

I would like to say hi as I am new to the forum. I am from Calgary and both the Clearwater and Skeena are within driving distance. Oh and the Bow here locally is pretty great for trout spey. 

I fished the Skeena this past year with a 13'6" MKS 7/8 and it worked well....however I couldn't help but wonder how a longer rod would do. Specifically, I am interested in fishing with longer heads from Nextcast or Gaelforce. 

I was thinking about a Burkie 8152 - was hoping to have any feedback from people that have fished it. Any thought on comparing this rod to others (mkx, B&W) in the same size would be greatly appreciated. 

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DaveEvans

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I have only had my 8152 for a short time but it is a wonderful rod.  I use a 63' Gaelforce with the integrated running line and it is a great combination.  I also use an integrated 53(?)' Gaelforce and it also works very well.  I did not reply earlier because I am not in a position to compare it to the other brands that you listed.  Give Dale or Poppy a call as they have the Meiser Red Shed specials and the Gaelforce rods in the shop so can compare those with the 8152.  
Serge Mrkobrada

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Thank you Dave for your reply. 

After some good advice from a member, and before I drop some serious coin on a new rod, I bought a 54' Gaelforce from Poppy for my MKS. I will give that a try before moving on to a longer rod.

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-Serge

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