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Old 08-15-2010, 07:27 PM
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Default Re: flourocarbon

Just the subject I was thinking about. According to the dry fly theory you are supposed to float the fly but sink the tippet as it otherwise is more visible and could spook a fish. I often forget the whole thing but on clear calm water I rub with tippet with mud that is supposed to sink it. In any event I just found out flourocarbon sinks so the obvious question is whether anyone uses it for the tippet. If it pulls down the fly, can at least a short section be used.
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