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Old 02-24-2013, 08:24 PM
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Default Re: Snake rolls, with no space behind you

An arrow flip might work a little better.

Rick

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Originally Posted by dakotakid View Post
Would be curious to know if this requires overlining the fly rod. Any thoughts?
Only if you felt you needed to, it depends on your cast, rod. I'm thinking of using a light sprey line on a single hander 10 wt in the surf when it gets a little warmer.

Rick

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Originally Posted by fredaevans View Post
Nope, but hard to properly 'pull off' with a short headed spey line. With a 1hander a long forward tapered line (like the 'Triangle Taper') makes this cast a 'piece of cake' with a touch of practice.

You need a touch over half your rod length (clear air) to execute same.
Fred you've still got it.

Rick
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