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Old 12-01-2005, 04:01 PM
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Quote:
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...


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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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