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Old 06-11-2013, 04:29 PM
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Default Re: Hexes are here!

I get a lot of missed strikes with the extended body flies. I must not be tying them right.

you might be tying them just fine...but the old count to two rule can be of help too...

unlike nymphing , a slight bit of time is necessary for the trout pulling down a dry...I always count to two...then lift up the tip and set the hook.

if this is not the issue for you please insult intended at all...

I know folks can have what we have called the "nymph twitch" and not wait long enough...

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