Great point on the para's.
I guess I can also do something like this if I'm not able to go to the pool, Is yours the round type or square?
Was also thinking about tippet meaterial and it's visability, put the ol "regular tippet-vs-Fluorocarbon" test, to the test.
"I've never missed a Steelhead by waiting too long. It's true, but I've missed plenty trying to set the hook too quickly." Dec Hogan 'A Passion For Steelhead'