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The New Zealand Strike Indicator Tool.
Sliding indicator using float stops.
Quick Indicator.

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The New Zealand Strike Indicator Tool.
Sun 24th March, 2013


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* Ingenious tool - makes attaching indicators a breeze * Easy to make - Just takes a few seconds * Easy to adjust - Places fly into Strike Zone * Lands gently - Won't alert spooky fish * Floats high * Knotless - Don't lose that trophy * No damage to leader * Indicator can be trimmed to desired size * Indicator wool available in white and orange * Easy to remove - Catch that Rising Rainbow Most indicators spook fish, cause line damage, make knots, don’t stay in place or take too much time to rig. The NEW ZEALAND Strike Indicator Tool solves these problems and easily adjusts to catch that fish ...
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Sliding indicator using float stops.
Fri 15th March, 2013


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Everyone has a different way of attaching the indicator. But if you're constantly on the move using one that slides on the line will be a huge advantage both when fishing and landing trout. There are a number of methods that will allow the indicator to slide up or down, figure of eighting small pieces of rubber rig tube, tiny dental bands, slip knots, sea fishing rig crimps etc. But the advantage of float stops is they're custom made for the job and they don't damage or kink the line in any way. The small ones can be used to lock the dry in position on a dry and dropper rig again giving you t ...
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Quick Indicator.
Thu 7th March, 2013


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There are several ways to make a sliding indicator. This well known method probably originated in the States and was shown to me a few years ago by top Taupo guide Andrew Christmas. Its main advantage is that it can be attached to the leader even if the rod is already rigged just like the strike indicator tool featured above left. The whole process takes less than 30 seconds. The following images illustrate each step but without the fingers. All you need is some water-proofed yarn and a dental rubber band. These are available from some pharmacies or try talking nicely to your friendly dentist. ...
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