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Old 05-24-2005, 07:04 AM
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lance- What I do for fishing the salt is to take a 5 foot piece of tippet(heavy) and near one end tie a 5 turn surgeons loop leaving the short end about 5 inches long for attaching the dropper fly. The long end gets my point fly. This method does not tangle and by using heavy (25# or 30#) tippet I have landed many stripers sometimes even doubles. Occasionally I'll add an extra piece to the above tippet so I can add a second dropper, especially if there is an abundance of different types of food for the stripers to select from. This gets crazy at times though so I generally stay with only one dropper. Just another way to skin the cat. Ron
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