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Posted 31 January 2005 - 11:31 AM
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Posted 02 February 2005 - 11:29 PM
I haven't forgotten the pic's! I've been awful busy,and will get to them soon!
I too am a small stream fisherman and think you'd be pleasantly surprised using furled leaders. As I said before: "they're the best kept secret on a trout stream. I make them various weights, lengths, tapers, colors, etc., and do so out of a variety of materials. Kevlar to sewing thread, there are infinate possibilities! Float em or sink em! No microdrag! Clean pickup! Turn over very long tippets! Long lasting! Easy to make! Cheap! No problem taking a steelhead on fly tying thread either (very strong)! The list goes on! Give em a try, but once you do, it's very likely there's no going back!
Posted 04 February 2005 - 06:18 AM
I'd really be interested in your formulas for number of wraps and how you shorten or lengthen the leaders, also any further recommendations as far as materials to make them with. The first one I made was with UNI 6/0 black, really looks great.
Have you ever tried waxed thread? Can you increase the size of the thread and reduce the number of wraps? Possibilities are endless.
Thanks for all your help and patience, it is greatly appreciated. Look forward to the finale.
Posted 08 February 2005 - 06:01 AM
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Posted 14 February 2005 - 02:43 PM
Posted 14 February 2005 - 02:56 PM
I even heard someone say to use "Rain-X."
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Posted 14 February 2005 - 03:02 PM
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