Orvis Guide to Euro-Nymphing, Part 5b: Detecting Strikes

In this final installment of our seven-part series on Euro-nymphing, Tom Rosenbauer and George Daniel discuss how you detect strikes with this system. Since you’re fishing with your flies near the bottom, you’ll sometimes catch bottom. But if you’re snagging bottom too often, strike detection becomes more difficult. The sighter serves as both a depth gauge and sight-detection system.

<p></p>In this final installment of our seven-part series on Euro-nymphing, Tom Rosenbauer and George Daniel discuss how you detect strikes with this system. Since you’re fishing with your flies near the bottom, you’ll sometimes catch . . .

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  1. Being new to this type of nymphing I found this series of videos on tight line nymphing interesting. One thing George didn’t discuss was the purpose of the white “flag” he had on his leader. What purpose does it serve?

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