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Understanding Fly Retrieval Speed

Sep 20, 2020

When to speed up, or slow down the retrieve of your fly. 

Having the right fly on the end of your line is important, but knowing how fast or slow that fly should be fished depending on conditions can be even more imperative. Factors such as water temperature, fish behaviour, and the insect or invertebrate you are attempting to imitate can play a huge part in the retrieval speed. 

Today's episode covers a short list of actionable things to consider when you are looking at how fast the fly should be fished. Don't forget that oftentimes it is the manner in which the fly is fished, that can be just as important as the pattern itself. 

 

 
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