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Old 07-07-2003, 12:36 PM
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SURVEY: Striper Lines

Target audience: striper fishermen who use intermediate and sinking head lines in the 8, 9 or 10wt range.

Participation is important to impact of results, thanks in advance.

I would like to gather your opinions on the use of intermediate lines which are a single color throughout. Particularly if you also use sinking head lines like the Cortland QD, Rio Deep Sea, Orvis Depth Charge or the original Teeny T series lines.

Everyone I've spoken with on this topic likes the color change and feels it is a great advantage to be able to tell just where the head is for overhead casting. The addition of a color change is a recent addition made by Simon and the guys over at Rio to all their Spey lines because the head length is important for the caster to know for each cast. Airflo has incorporated a slight bump where the hands should have the line for optimal casting, which is a good idea too because it works well under low-to-no light conditions. I think this is also very important to the striper flyfisher and would like to pursue the development of such a line with our sponsors and friends in the industry.


Faster determination of proper grains in the air for the next cast, therefore more time swimming a fly, which inevitably means more fish.

Flats fishermen can especially relate to the value of a faster re-deployment of a cast to moving fish.

Simplify teaching and learning of casting SW lines.

Uniformity of casting style between sinking head lines and intermediate lines, no need to adjust the stroke so much after swapping spools.
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