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John Powell

Small Stream or Mallard....?
« on: January 10, 2017, 13:13:41 PM »

i just bought a Cortland 10' 4wt to try nymphing

 which model line would you suggest for my local small river...Small Stream or Mallard....?
this is typical


also may use a Herbert Hatton split cane 7'7'' for overgrown locations
needs casting,  but 'appears' to be a 4/5wt

thanks...john
wade safe...............john   

Mike Barrio

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 13:24:17 PM »
Hi John,

Looks like perfect 'Smallstream' water to me :z16

Best wishes
Mike
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John Powell

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 14:12:09 PM »
Mike

thanks - i'll test the Hatton split cane and then order

regards....john
wade safe...............john   

John Powell

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2017, 09:52:11 AM »
Hi John,

Looks like perfect 'Smallstream' water to me
Best wishes.................Mike..

Mike -- order placed...............john
wade safe...............john   

Mike Barrio

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2017, 10:02:05 AM »
Thanks John :z16
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John Powell

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2017, 13:25:18 PM »
Mike

WF4F-SS.............ordered at 10AM yesterday

arrived at noon today....many thanks.....john

you got an inside track at Royal Mail..... :?
wade safe...............john   

Mike Barrio

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2017, 13:36:19 PM »
Excellent, thanks for letting me know that your parcel arrived safely :z16

I hope you enjoy your line ...........

Best wishes
Mike
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Terry Coging

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2017, 15:48:57 PM »
Mike - is a SS better than a Mallard for Czech nymphing? Something I have not done before.
Cheers Terry

Liam Stephen

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2017, 16:20:14 PM »
Terry  :z16

Fly line isn't really needed for Czech nymphing. Have a look through YouTube and this will make sense.

 :z18
Still searching for that  more Monstrous  Don Brownie!

Mike Barrio

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2017, 16:56:27 PM »
Hi Terry,

I agree with Liam .......... both lines would serve you equally well.

Best wishes
Mike
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Terry Coging

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2017, 17:12:20 PM »
Ah, yes. Twiddle and plop   :z4 
I'll experiment on the river Dove in March or even earlier for Grayling.  I'll start with the nearest combo I have = 10' #5 rod and Mallard #5F or even #6F

Thanks again guys.

Mike Barrio

Re: Small Stream or Mallard....?
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2017, 17:41:38 PM »
"Twiddle and plop" ....... perfect :z4  :z4  :z4
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