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Offline dwc67

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Re: help with fly line
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2016, 08:45:11 AM »
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Re: help with fly line
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Re: help with fly line
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2016, 12:31:21 PM »

 the depths i wanted are wrong, 2 to 8ft down would be more like it. i am looking at rio's in touch outbound short 330gr . that with a short leader i should be able to toss a bigger fly. i think it would work better on erie smallies to, then my floating line


I figured that, and that is why I suggested what I did.
Maybe a weight forward shooting head would work best considering you are on big water and need some distance. Use weighted flies like conehead buggers and leeches in black and olive for spring fish, as well as your baitfish patterns. Tie with loop know so you get more action on the fly.
I would talk to Steve or John at Natural Sports and they will get you exactly what you need at best price.
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Re: help with fly line
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2016, 05:55:11 PM »
i have never fished with a sinking line, my 5 and 8 both have wf floating line and thats all i have ever used.

jeff i want to cast, i want to get a 10lb+ greaser fly casting and with a little luck a silver king. i am taking a week off in april to do it

brent  the drag on my old courtland reel is smoked from carp so i treated myself to a new lrg arbor reel with spare spool.

 the depths i wanted are wrong, 2 to 8ft down would be more like it. i am looking at rio's in touch outbound short 330gr . that with a short leader i should be able to toss a bigger fly. i think it would work better on erie smallies to, then my floating line

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Re: help with fly line
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2016, 08:32:38 AM »
You have an extra spool for your reel or not that expensive to get one ?
Pack a full sinking line and a floating shooting taper ( head ).
With sinking flies ( ie clouser ) you can let them sink 6 to 12 feet down before stripping in,
on the floating line.
Probably some good info in here for your quest:

http://www.legacylodge.com/gallery/the-legacy-experience/#prettyPhoto


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Re: help with fly line
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2016, 05:44:28 AM »
You could go with either a full sink line or add a 7-12' sinking leader(cheaper). Rio products does a good job of both. Use a fluoro tippet too. These lines are not easy to cast. I'd just troll em.

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help with fly line
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2016, 10:40:45 PM »
i need some help picking a 8 w fly line

my rod is a cheaper st croix 9'6" 7/8w pro graphite series
i am fishing lake ontario for browns and lakers this spring and want to be able to fish down 6 to 12 ft. i will be using deceivers or minnow pattern streamers but hope to get some casting distance.

any thoughts





 
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