...how you chaps look after your silk lines ?
After use I empty mines into a basin and leave for 1 or 2 days to dry. I then run it through my mucilined fingers into another basin before winding it onto my reel.
I’ve always fancied a cane rod so on my recent big number birthday I took the opportunity to buy a “ deceiver” 7’6’’ #4 from Mark Campe.What a great job Mark has done making this delightful rod.I would also like to thank Stevel from the forum for the advice.
Talking to a bloke at the fishing yesterday, I asked him what line he was using. Airflo 40+ floating line he said. First time in 50 years fishing I've seen an Airflo floating line lie straight as a die. Wonders will never cease me.
On the thread 5 lines for stillwaters a few have favoured sweep lines. I've never used one. I presume it sinks in a u shape therefore it's weighted in he middle. So do you have to be able to cast the full line for it to work properly ?
Looking to buy a couple of inters for the forth coming season for the #8 outfit I'm putting together. I have bought a couple of floaters one with a long head and one with a short head. I've also bought 40+ lines in di3.5 and 7. The Polyfuse 40+ in slow and fast inter are on sale for $22.50 but...
I have a Snowbee thistledown #2-5, which I like very much but the running line has a little memory and has to be stretched before every use. Does anyone know if they brought out a mark 2 and if so did they address this fault?