RE:North River Canoe Trip
I think you're correct- poor hookups were due to a sag in the line, as the trout were across the stream, along the far bank, and the line immediately began to sag as it hit the water. The hits were soon after the fly landed, but by that time there was already the beginnings of an arc. Will try to be instantly 'on the mend' in the future.
'Till then, how much are you charging for one of those