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Repairing fly line on the stream

2006/9/12 21:16
From Suburban Pittsburgh
Posts: 1180
As some of you may have seen from my post in the General forum, I had the pleasure of fishing SW Wisconsin for wild trout last week.

I had a new fly line that I'd picked up for the trip and unfortunately for me I noticed that the outer layers had been cut right down to the core of the line. This happened with maybe 4 days of fishing left.

Fortunately for me it hadn't seperated significantly and it was a nice clean break. Also fortunate for me that I had some Knot Sense on hand. Put a little bit on the line to seal up the crack and it got me through the trip with the same line.

Just thought I'd share another good use for this stuff with the masses.

Posted on: 2010/4/28 21:07
~ Leave only your footprints ~

Re: Repairing fly line on the stream

2007/12/23 14:18
From Richfield, PA
Posts: 290
I have a line that I use very often that has a blood knot in it. That was a streamside repair. Got a stinkin birdsnest in my reel somehow and I thought I had it figured out so I pulled in the line and it broke. So I tried a 2 turn blood knot and its held ever since. It actually doesn't hinder my casting either.

Posted on: 2010/4/28 21:28
Ephesians 4:32-"Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you"

Re: Repairing fly line on the stream

2009/4/1 21:52
From Johnstown, PA
Posts: 4448
Offline that one of Hump Benders brown trout? Check your pm.

Posted on: 2010/4/29 7:24

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