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  1. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    Hmmmm ....

    Since posting this observation regarding submerging leaders and tippets, I've run across two YouTube videos that commented on submerged tippets. ( I may have commented on the first one previously on...
  2. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    P. S. ...

    ... to yesterday's post about the experiment with the three inch tippet.

    The temps were in the low 30's, no wind, the shelf ice from several days ago was gone, no slush ice where I fished although...
  3. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    Hmmmm ...

    Last time out, I was using an FEB Salmonfly dry to nymph with a small dropper. The dry was tied just over 3 inches from the tippet ring on a light colored thread furled leader.

    So today, when I...
  4. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    Yes, indeed. John

    Yes, indeed.

    John
  5. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    A couple thoughts ...

    ... Caribe, about supple leaders and tippets. But first, note that you may well have more sophisticated fish in the Driftless area than we have out here in the west. Regardless, one of my...
  6. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    Thanks, Caribe ...

    ... for joining and advancing the discussion. I went back and looked at some old posts on furling, and ran across a thread you started about ten years ago on using different materials. That was in...
  7. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    30% reduction

    Tig -

    No, this is not a sale advertisement.:roll:

    Wondering how you are doing with your friend, and approaching the issue of using a floating leader for nymph fishing.

    A couple weeks ago I...
  8. Thread: Braided line

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    My curiosity ...

    ... got the better of my ignorance. So I did some reading and watched a few more YouTube videos on braided line. No reason at all that you couldn't use it for furling leaders. And a braided line...
  9. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    Hmmmm 2.0 ....

    First of all, the kevlar material referenced above was actually tying thread, not tippet material. Senior moment.

    Second, there was a BB thread a while back about Spectra braid, which might be...
  10. Thread: Braided line

    by JohnScott
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    Hmmmm ....

    Tig -

    I have never used braided line for anything, don't even know of what material it is made or how it is made. That said, in all the discussions on this BB about furling over the past 14 or...
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