Best Line & Leader For Nymphing

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This week’s RIO Fly Fishing Tip shows what the best fly line is for fishing nymph and indicator rigs out of a boat. Throwing unbalanced rigs like this means the line should have more weight at the front end, and a short front taper to aid in turning over and loading at close range. In addition, using a leader that is designed to turnover indicators, and has a long, level tippet section aids in letting the nymphs sink fast, and naturally.

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