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post #15 of (permalink) Old 06-09-2019, 02:44 PM
SimonD
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Enso, I think it had to do with the very high water and the guide figured the fish would be hugging the banks. We were drifting only 10 to 15 feet from the bank of the river. We were using a HUGE attractor stonefly nymph and San Juan worm combo. The fish were only hitting the stonefly; he was surprised and though there might be stonefly action going on underneath.

Indeed I was thinking a 3wt or a 4wt switch rod, depending on how stiff the particular model is, would be a good choice. I think by end of year, I'll have to give Bob Meiser a call; he knows his rods and would certainly be able to suggest the best fit for the size of flies I'd use and fish I'd catch. He hasn't steered me wrong so far!

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