Re: Lipped flies - Picking them up off the water?
Posted by craig smith on 2010-12-21 17:15:03
in reply to Re: Lipped flies - Picking them up off the water? posted by Dan Blanton on 2010-12-21 16:35:34
|In 18 years of fly fishing I have broken exactly one rod while fishing. This occurred when the pickup of a lipped fly didn't go so well. The fly rocketed back at me, hit the tip section of the rod, and sheared it cleanly. |
I usually use a roll cast pickup to get a lipped fly out of the water before the backcast but it didn't go right that time.