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post #14 of (permalink) Old 08-18-2017, 05:18 PM
underachiever
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Originally Posted by JonT View Post
Stimulator
I just did a little backpacking jaunt around some OP streams and fished a teeny bit. Real tight quarters and pocket water, my initial attempts were dead drifting a stimulator which yielded nothing. One of the spots didn't allow me to get into position to dead drift so I skated the fly through and got a fish after the fly sunk below the surface. That kept producing so I decided I'd probably do even better swinging something a hair deeper so I tied on a bead head soft hackle and proceeded to catch nothing. Once I switched back to the stimulator I started catching fish again. If it ain't broke...
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