Re: Touchy subject:Barbless or barbed
This is kind of a tough poll to answer as constructed. For those who go barbless, I'd say most (unless they tie all of the flies they fish) would want to answer both barbless and pinched. It's not easy to find commercially tied flies on barbless hooks at your average shop.
I'd say there are a half a dozen or so fisheries that I frequent where barbless is the law. For those who don't or never have used barbless, do you avoid those fisheries which require them?