Originally Posted by mibuwulf
I can certainly appreciate the purist's point of view in nymphing, but isn't using using your fly line, coiled leader, colored leader, knots on the leader, hopper droppers, any dry fly, or any point of reference indicating
a take basically the same as using an indicator?
Any fly fisherman is a great and poetic fisherman in my book
Well........... yes but then there is also a great difference between archery hunting with an old Bear Recurved bow or a hand made Long Bow or shooting short missles with a Crossbow. The dogma would expose itself when the crossbow hunter told the re-curve or long bow men he was an archer...........