I see a lot of irregularities in this discussion and demand that we start all over again!
Indicators are OK with the IGFA
Nonsense:Indicators are OK with the IGFA.
If I'd tied a hook to a thingamabobber I'd of caught several nice bull trout this year. Between that, and the split shot eaters, it became clear I needed to replace those parts of a rig with flies.If someone ever said "American nymphing", I would probably think of Thingamabobbers.
"which includes streamer, bucktail, tube fly, wet fly, dry fly, nymph, popper and bug. The use of any other type of lure or natural or preserved bait, either singularly or attached to the fly, is expressly prohibited."
Bobbers not allowed...has to be a fly even foam "hoppers' are allowed but not bobbers.
Now that is the funniest clip I have seen in a long, long time Unfortunately, I know folks who are that puritanical in regards to what is acceptable for flyfishing.A strike indicator is part of the leader. Per the IFGA regs, "Leaders must conform to generally accepted fly fishing customs."
Here's an article for more info: https://flylifemagazine.com/igfa-playing-by-the-rules/
This video seems to get closer to the heart of the matter: