I prefer sink tips, but Iím fishing the river for Steelhead 99% of the time. These situations require you to change depth all the time and changing a tip is a snap. Instead of having four lines with different sink rates, you have one with tips. Lake fishing might be another story, but if and when I do that, Iím throwing a dry line. Fishing Chronomids twenty feet down is a whole other ballgame.
Spey casters do it with longer rods