Re: Want to switch styles but...
If you tie your own flies, or you can buy them this way, just use a heavy mono loop that starts at the upper end of the bend of the hook and loops under and back up to the eye. It's a 'weed guard.' Here's a simple step by step: http://www.derekspace.net/weedguard.htm
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