peter-s-c said:That's assuming you allow a belly to form and the line to be dragged on the cross-current cast. I wouldn't say that is true if you maintain a drag free drift through mending or other means.
I cannot understand why anyone would like to dead drift a fly. Educate me please I'm just a salmon fisherpeter-s-c said:Gary, Willie, it only dawned on me afterward that the difference in our positions is based on the typical differences between steelheading and fishing for Atlantics.
Surely the fly only has life when it is moving relatively to the current. A fly dead drifting must appear lifeless. Like a leaf or piece of twig.