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Old 06-09-2012, 08:08 AM
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Default Re: What do you consider a "caught" fish?

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Originally Posted by BigCliff View Post
None of the above- leader must be touched.

If you've gotten that far and are in the process of grabbing it to get your fly out when it gets free, that's a caught fish. Given that your hands won't have removed any of the fish's protective slime, you're doing it a favor.

When possible, on dinks I try to grab the fly and turn it upside down so the fish falls off into the water.
In that case, I'm going to start fishing with 30' leaders.
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