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Old 12-01-2005, 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Dble Haul
I use clear lines in salt water for flats fishing, and in that situation it definitely makes a difference.
Yeah, I use camo lines for striper fishing, but I think the camo stops the fish from seeing the fly too since they don't seem to bite very often...

Originally Posted by Dble Haul
But for fishing dry flies to trout, I would think that the disadvantage of not being able to see your line well for mending would outweigh any benefit of stealth.
I definitely agree, but I think it's even more important for fishing nymphs. You really need to key on the line to make sure the nymph is drifting naturally.
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