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Old 12-04-2008, 05:13 PM
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OK i have two questions? i like to try my own leaders. i am asking if this is right 15 or 20 pound maxima to 12 pound maxima connected with a blood knot then 10 pound maxima connected with blood knot then 8 pound maxima connected by a blood knot then for my tippet i use 6 pound maxima i was wondering if this is away to it
My second question is using strick indicators when chuck and duck. i was wondering the size and where to put it.
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Sorry, need more information on just what you're trying to catch.
All those parameters you mentioned vary greatly depending upon which gamefish you're fly-casting to.
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Old 12-05-2008, 07:56 AM
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ok sorry about that
its a 8w fly rod and i am fishing for steelhead in the river
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With an 8wt you're gonna want to start with a butt section of 30-40 #test

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