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    Started flyfishing full time in 1974, fished around the western states, and mid west.
    I'll chase anything with fins, that will eat a fly.
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    Ultimately, it's not catching fish that satisfies, but knowing how.

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Posted 12-07-2016 at 03:55 PM by Bigfly Comments 0
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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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