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The Table below will give you an ovesight into the various grain weights for single handed rods. There is a slight degree of tolerance with these to allow for manufacturing deficiencies.  We will use the Weight Forward specifications to remain impartial and not really focus on the varying degrees of tolerances.


2wt 80    tolerances                  74 86
3wt 100   94 106
4wt 120   114 126
5wt 140   134 146
6wt 160   152 168
7wt 185   177 193
8wt 210   202 218
9wt 240   230 250
10wt 280   270 290
12wt 380   368 392
13wt 450      
14wt 500      
15wt 550      
         
         






















  What One must really consider is the speed rating and qualtiy  of their fly rod in deciding their best line matches.