06-17-2012, 04:54 PM
Re: Help with Silk Line
Sigh ... Wt, Wt .. where is your sense of history?
Normally use two-handers but a hundred plus years ago some old fellow was using a wooden rod, standing in a wood boat no less, and chucked a silk line 180 (verified) feet. That 'record' held until just a year'ish ago.
Boo's and silk lines make you sit at the waters edge and think before you wade in and cast. A quite smoke, if you do, and it's a total new way of thinking.
For me, on the three upper folks of the Rogue, it's a whole new mind set that I'd use on the full river below the Wm Jess dam. Even the old Doggies just sit down and contemplate the 'now this is different.' Sounds odd, but it's obvious that they do.
Hiding behind tree trunks, walking over one on the river and 'dappling' a fly.
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