Re: casting weight
The "3 - 4" number may be the issue here, go to a weighted fly and only one, but wiser minds than mine will chime in on that. As for the bobber/indicator, go to a smaller size or use what (for a lack of a better term) the guys here on the Rogue do which is a 'flop cast.' Looks ugly, but watched guys toss indicators the size of a golf ball with a 7wt road.
And before I forget, welcome to the NA version of the UK fly fishing forum. Any predictions on what your snow pack may be like this winter?
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