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Old 02-05-2007, 07:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Venture
I just love fishing those 10 footers, but as I said, they are quite slow on the strike when fishing drys.
"Slow on the strike" seems the ultimate oxymoron with dries for Atlantic salmon. I've never experienced the problem with Atlantic salmon. Years ago, my missed strikes with Salar were solved by slowing down . . . me, not the rod. My 1008 sage RPLs will continue to be my favorite single handers for salmon and steelhead. Plus, I've never considered them slow.
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