Tom when you are fly fishing do you bother using a leader and tippet or do you just tie direct onto your flyline?
why cant you be “bothered” tying on a shock leader to braid. Albright knot is simple and hasnt let me down yet….
i tested the knot a few times to find the best number of turns with the dia braid and leader im using.
I use braid for salmon fishing and love it. Im sure i hook more fish because of it.
Biggest thing is fishing longer, softer, quicker action rods and lighter drags and soft hands.
we all know there is almost no strech with braid (only up to 4%) so you will get instant hook sets on those "soft takes" you would most not even feel with mono and…[Read more]
When the river is Low and clear like it was before the fresh the fish seem to stock up at the mouth and the rocks. When there is a fresh and there is abit more water they shoot off upstream. so i think the middle reaches will start to fish well when it starts to clear. But there will also be fresh fish turning up at the mouth.
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