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Early birds do best ... Humpy Dry Fly.
Repairing a fly line loop.

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Early birds do best ... Humpy Dry Fly.
Wed 25th July, 2012


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With more anglers around and all of them hoping the recent flood had encouraged some better runs I set the alarm early and it was only just getting light as I made my way upriver to one of the town pools. The silty deposits along the rivers edge were frozen solid and with a thin blanket of mist hanging motionless over the river, even my eyes felt cold as I waded across to pick up the track on the opposite side. A few minutes later I arrived to find that early wasn't early enough and another angler had beaten me to it. I slotted in below him and on the third drift connected with a fish only to ...
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Repairing a fly line loop.
Wed 18th July, 2012


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Many fly lines come complete with a factory welded loop but eventually they will wear and break down ... if your a beginner don't despair, this is one of several ways to easily fix a broken loop. During the late 1940's through to the 1960's there were huge advances in the design and manufacture of the early plastic coated lines which paved the way for the fly lines we use today. Up until then it was the braided nylon core that formed the lines taper which was then covered with a plastic outer coating. This was an expensive and labor intensive process using specially adapted braiding machines a ...
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