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  1. Do you believe Fluorocarbon is tougher than Mono?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfly View Post
    Flouro is more abrasion resistant than mono in the same diameter. And if you nymph, you will hit rocks....
    Flouro is for use under water though.... not for fishing a dry. Not that you can't do it....there just isn't an advantage to it.
    Sitting on the surface tension flouro will still have a shadow.....you can mud it to break that tension, but then it will slowly sink...because it's more dense than water.
    I never use anything to treat my leader for nymphing..........................unless
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  2. Reading water......heavy nymphing.

    Join Date: May 2009
    Location: Truckee, CA.

    Reading the water

    Since the water I fish most of the time, sounds like what you were trying, I'll share this again.
    I'm sure in the time I've been here, I mentioned how I figured it out.
    I call it the count-down method. This method works with almost weightless rigs up to heavy....

    1. How fast is the water?
    Take 2-3 long strides on the bank. Throw a stick on the water and count the ...
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