The 9 wt is excellent for smaller tarpon. I would agree with the customers idea of up lining to a size #10. CC rods are very powerful, and starting off with fly in hand, especially in bigger models 9 and up. It is a good practice to use a line wt up, so as to load the rod easier to make a quicker delivery cast.
If the angler is making repeated casts, and starting with 20 plus feet outside the tip to start, the recommended line is perfect.
- American Legacy carries a HUGE selection of G. Loomis GLX rods in stock.