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Old 03-22-2006, 03:47 PM
Shaq Shaq is offline
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Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Eastern Lake Ontario, Lake Champlain, NY
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Hey, do not feel bad about bouncing the bottom with flies. Here is how I look at it.

As the optimum is hooking fish on the swing without a tip with a spey, it only happens occationally in low water.

2nd is using a tip…happens a bit more often and 42 and up is the optimum water temp.

In the 30 degree marks, and with a short time to fish and long drives involved, hey we all want to catch fish. So I carry nymphs, eggs streamers ect and use bottom bounce, indicator and swing streamer techniques. No shame in it.
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