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Seven great nymphs for the Tongariro.
Nymphing Part Six

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Seven great nymphs for the Tongariro.
Thu 28th June, 2012


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Don't worry your on the right page ... its not an old movie review I'm just trying to get your attention. To finish off the nymphing series I thought it might be a good idea to offer beginners and visiting anglers some suggestions on what to use if they intend to pinch our fish from the Tongariro. All of the nymphs can be bought locally in any of the tackle shops, so there are no "secret flies " amongst this lot. I'm also going to assume that everyone already has the two old favorites ... the Pheasant Tail and Hare & Copper in their fly box. Together with the patterns listed below you should m ...
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Nymphing Part Six
Fri 8th June, 2012


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Nothing causes more confusion for new fly fisher's than the design and function of the leader/tippet and many mistake tippet and leader as meaning the same thing. Good fly fishing leaders are always tapered but there are exceptions as we'll see later. Most people choose from three basic types ... Braided tapered ... knot-less one piece tapered or compound tapered which are made by knotting together successively thinner level lengths of mono. By mixing and matching various lines compound leaders can be designed to behave differently for specific fly fishing situations and are a science in thems ...
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