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Old 02-09-2004, 06:02 PM
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I'm in the same boat as Pete. I rarely use weed guards...instead, I tie the flies so that the hook point rides up (either clouser style with weight or Prince of Tides style without weight). I use grocery and deceiver patterns a lot, and those are tied standard without guards for the same reasons that Pete stated (although I mainly fish rivers, not stillwaters).

If I were to use guards, like I sometimes do with bass flies, I use a single mono loop.
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