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Old 07-25-2007, 04:21 PM
Barryven Barryven is offline
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Shooting heads are meant to be attached to a straight running line made just for that purpose. Which is a fairly thin level line .... kind of like the line that is behind to front end of a WF line.....You may be attaching your shooting head to a fly line that already has a Weight forward section built into it and that probably won't work.

The shooting line is meant to be set up.... Backing - running line - shooting head - leader - fly - huge fish

hope this helps
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