GREASE THAT LEADER WHEN NYMPH­ING

Trout Fisherman (UK) - - Advice -

Beginners in par­tic­u­lar ag­o­nise over de­tect­ing takes when us­ing flies that are lit­er­ally mo­tion­less. The cul­prits here are those who would have that it nymph­ing re­quires a sixth sense for suc­cess. Given a mir­ror-like sur­face, a par­tially-greased leader stands out even at range (di­a­gram 1). Here, we can watch the in­den­ta­tion of a float­ing leader butt for any signs of de­vi­a­tion that might sug­gest a tak­ing fish.

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