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weight or no weight?


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Poll: weight or no weight?

when tying a bunny leech do you tie in weight (lead wire or cone head) or leave it weightless?

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#16 David Legg

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Posted 14 January 2010 - 01:09 AM

I will fish them unweighted on still waters, let them sink slowly and twitch them every several seconds. Last time I had one on unweighted (Chartreuse) I had a rainbow of only about 10 inches hit it so hard as it ran to my left, the rod nearly twisted out of my hand! Any other setting, weighted.
The great thing about catch & release is that the fish can live to grow even larger.
In fact, I've known some fish to grow quite a bit larger before the fisherman even returned home
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#17 David Legg

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Posted 14 January 2010 - 01:13 AM

QUOTE (DHise @ Dec 10 2009, 08:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
depends on the conditions and what the fish are keying on. if I need weight I use Trinas Sculpin Heads from Montana Fly http://www.castersfl...roducts_id=1233


I've seen those heads showing up here and there. What has been your experience fishing on them compared to more conventional ties? Any marked difference?
The great thing about catch & release is that the fish can live to grow even larger.
In fact, I've known some fish to grow quite a bit larger before the fisherman even returned home
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#18 mojokayak

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:52 PM

Usually a bead head or cone