09-24-2009, 12:54 PM
I've kinda discussed the tackle in other threads, but I'm going to list them here so you have a basis for my question:
9ft, 5wt Quarrow Drake Big Horn (kind of a medium fast action)
Allbright GPX reel
Jim Teeny WFMT 5wt (last 5 feet is sinking attached to a floating line)
5ft flouro furled leader
6lb flouro tippet (actually it's some Vanish)
Flies I will be using will be various streamers from #10-#6. The usual suspects (Mickey Finn, Muddler, etc).
My plan is to hit a few specific areas where the water is deep (6-8ft) and fast on top.
WIth all of this being said, I've read a few reports and post concerning casting a sinking and sink-tip fly line. I've also read that when casting larger flies, one should keep to an open loop. Is this correct?
How would you approach the casting of this setup?
Should the casting be slower with more precision on timing?
Would it be possible to do some single handed spey type casting?
As always, you guys are the best (abligatory butt kissing).
It's not the heat, it's the stupidity.
What manner of jackassery will I be subjected to today?