Originally Posted by Jackster
Make sure you are getting those bugs deep enough. You can sometimes feel the rig ticking bottom. If you aren't getting hung up or lose a fly on occasion you're not deep enough.
set the hook on everything, you should set the hook 3/4 of the time on nothing. After a false set let it keep drifting don't assume you screwed up the whole drift. Also use a "anchor" fly with extra weight to get the dropper fly down to the proper depth.