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Old 06-21-2003, 09:48 PM
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MikeB MikeB is offline
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Most people won't admit it or are oblivious to it, but much of the steelhead fishery in the Great Lakes is unfortunately based on lining/snagging fish. A strike indicator, twelve foot leader, small nymph/egg and only 2-4 feet of water, fishing over fish you can see tends to lead to fish biting not of their own accord. The bait/float guys do it too so I am not ragging on fly fisherman alone.
I don't know what is worse, that it seems to be accepted, especially where guiding exists, or that many people don't know they are doing anything wrong.

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