by Bill Piatek
First time out with the 270 Nissin in quite awhile today. The stream is very shallow, narrow and brushy.
I tried something different today and used the smallest size of Thill ice bobbers and they really worked well. No splitshot, just a SBL-35 hook and a pair of salmon eggs. Didn't hang up once and roll cast pretty well.
“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” – Benjamin Franklin
"Study to be quiet." - Izaak Walton 1653
"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." Col. Robert Venables 1662
As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.
Beware of the Dogma