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Old 01-01-2007, 11:22 PM
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Nice tie, as always, Charlie,

Got me wondering though. I've been told that dry flies, such as Bombers, are ALWAYS fished on a slack line and never waked or skated, as we steelheaders commonly do with our dry flies.

Since Atlantic salmon will rise to a riffled hitch wet fly, why not to a skated or waked Bomber or Green Machine or Whatever?

Or are there hectics who do fish their dries on a tight line downstream and across?


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