I should have been more specific! How soon/what month can we expect the bonanza? Liam
Rob,well done on your Trout from Castle Forbes, oops, sorry that's possibly too close to the bone
When do the big evening hatches tend to begin guys?
Ok so I've been embarrased on the camera front..news flash.... middleman now has my camera and is dropping it off on Saturday so we can now be nerdy photo geeks.Happy now?Iain XX
I have had quite a few on the dry these last few days, but frustratingly, I seem to lose a lot more than I land, and anything that was big enough to put a healthy bend in the rod, broke the leader!! Getting very annoyed about it. In 35 years of angling I have never had so much hassle from broken line!!! I use a lot of very light line for my roach fishing, down to 12oz breaking strain and size 24 hooks, so I think I am ok on knots, but everything I have tried recently has led to broken leaders, normally the hook knot. Not a happy bunny!! Currently I am using (for the tippet) 3lb Drennen Sub Surface, 3.3lb Orvis Mirage, Wychwood 3 or 4lb Fine and dry.As for the succesful flies, mainly olive F-flies in size 16-14 or olive paraduns in the same size.
What rod n line you using Rod? I know it's an obvious question.Try Maxima green 3lb.
hi Rob,where does it break (fly, connecting knots or in between) and how old is your material ? even if it isn't that old it might have been damaged by sun or getting wet and drying on the spools (not thoroughly).cheers,marc
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