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Old 05-13-2013, 10:46 PM
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Default Re: Setting the hook for steelhead vs trout?

What do you mean by skating flies?
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Default Re: Setting the hook for steelhead vs trout?

Remember, "you aint bass fishin"!
When I swing a wet they usually hook themself ( violent take of the fly), when I am using a nymph or eggs a quick lift of the rod is enough. Just my own experience on lake Ontario tribs.

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On steel - I say "god save the queen" then set it hard - parallel to the water - they don't call them steel heads for nothing... set it in the corner of their mouth.
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This is hilarious.

Good stuff..I've heard differing opinions on this so it's nice to read through the philosophy behind the approaches.
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