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Old 07-17-2003, 10:17 AM
peter-s-c peter-s-c is offline
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Ya, it's an Atlantic salmon technique. I thought about trying a soft loop when I had all sorts of difficulty keeping fish on at Penns Creek this year, when swinging wets and streamers. When I asked around, I found out that it's an old technique that the East coast lads have used for years. I'm not sure if I heard some one else term it a "soft loop" or it's something I called it to describe the very light grip on the line.
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