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Hook types

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I accidently ordered Dry Fly sz 18 hookes when i meant Wet Fly/Nymph. Is there going to be a big difference that i should order the correct ones. To clarify, will the ties not look right? Or will they work out just fine?

Posted on: 2008/3/30 22:15
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Re: Hook types

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I believe the only difference is dry fly hooks are 1x strong and wet fly hooks are 2x strong, which makes one heavier to get the wet down easier.

Posted on: 2008/3/30 22:23


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They'll sink. Tie them fuller and use more gink to combat this.

Posted on: 2008/3/30 23:33


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'Tis wiser to tie wet flies on dry fly hooks than to try to float a sparsely tied dry on a nymph hook.

Posted on: 2008/3/31 6:57
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i tie most of my nymphs on dry fly hooks. why by two boxes of hooks,when you can buy one ? If you need more weight add lead or a bead.

Posted on: 2008/3/31 9:27
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I tie wild brookie flies (nymphs) on 2x extra fine hooks; if it's any consolation. Better piercing power, with less harm to the fish.

Posted on: 2008/3/31 11:22
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