Trying Different Chironomid Technique

Discussion in 'Stillwater' started by Mike Wilson, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    To save your hemostats, try using an alligator clip with an attached sinker. Attach the alligator clip to the hook as you would a hemostat. If you lose it, it's not a big deal just be sure to bring a couple of them.
     
  2. Mike Wilson

    Mike Wilson Yakbowbw

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    Picked some up at PFF... very simple can't wait to try them out
     
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    scottflycst Active Member

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    Mike, They're the only indicator I use, work great. Caught seven fish with them today.
     
  4. CovingtonFly

    CovingtonFly B.O.H.I.C.A. bend over here it comes again

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    iagree Everytime I hear someone say put on the hemo and drop it I remember the time I did it and it popped off at the bottom of the lake....never to be seen again
     
  5. Reel

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    I learned to tie on a small heavier strip of mono filament line as a marker of how much line to let out after a retrieve. It is tied instead of the white out idea posted above and can be wound up onto your reel and adjusted easily by sliding it. I worried it would pinch my line, but was told not to tie it that tightly and it was fine and seemed to stay in place and was easy to remove when done fishing. I probably shouldn't add I didn't catch anything, but not many others were either.
     
  6. Trout Master

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    tried the full sink line chrono fishing at a okanagon lake recently . Dam do they hit hard . Will be doing it again as soon as I can.
     
  7. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    I had read about that technique here and KlintF showed it to me first hand, hang it down and HOLD ON!
     
  8. Krystoff

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    I need to figure out how to do this chrono fishing stuff, sounds like it really produces.
     
  9. Jamie Wilson

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    This set up sounds awesome!! Easy to make. I'm doing it this weekend. Thanks for all the good tips! Any idea the LONGEST section of t-14 he was using?
     
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    _WW_ Geriatric Skagit Swinger

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    I would be careful where you fish that setup.

    Make sure you have 25' of fly line...
     
  11. Jamie Wilson

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    Yeah - good eye there - thanks for the heads up!!