I'm thinking of getting a new bass rod. I currently fish with an original Orvis Clearwater 9ft 6wt with a Rio Coldwater Clouser line. I love the rod and love the action for smaller bass flies, but the larger flies are wearing me out. I was thinking of a faster action 7wt - I'll interject here that I've had an 8wt before and it was just pure overkill...I really wore myself out fishing with it.

So, what fast action 7wts are out there that you would recommend...say under $400 bucks? I can't swing the cost of a SAGE One rod or something like that.