Coloured indicator line

morayfisher

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Can anyone advise on Best Bi/Tri colour indicator mono please.

Colours and brands if possible for nymphing, mostly in shade in very overgrown burn.

Thanks.
 
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Scotty Mitchell

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I use Rio bi colour. Pink and yellow. No complaints. I just use a bar of each between leader and tippet. If the wind is favourable I can fish a dry right off it which can be a bonus 👍

*not right off the indicator but off an appropriate tippet with indicator still attached, just grease it.
 

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I use Hanaks 0.20 biclolour and Cortland 0.30 bicolour. , both hi vis yellow and orange. I have some white 0.25 which I sometimes use Skafars neon wax on, yellow and pink. Lastly, I have a white paint stick which is permanent and shows up well on plain clear mono.
 

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Think i have used most makes at some time.I am back to Rio 2X.It's as good as anything.Why not just get some neon wax.Either spruce up your sighter or your tippet below your sighter a little.I have other colours but only really use hot orange.I can see it in any light.The Rio is just there but probably only really need the wax.It's messy stuff but handy stuff though.(I like it)
 

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Think i have used most makes at some time.I am back to Rio 2X.It's as good as anything.Why not just get some neon wax.Either spruce up your sighter or your tippet below your sighter a little.I have other colours but only really use hot orange.I can see it in any light.The Rio is just there but probably only really need the wax.It's messy stuff but handy stuff though.(I like it)
Thanks, I didn’t know about the neon wax, who’s make is that?
Just finished a session in poor light and couldn’t see the line at all half the time so need to sort something out.
 

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Think they are all about the same.I just bought another orange in soft & one in hard.I like adding it in little lines spaced out on my tippet.Use it as a depth gauge.I just leave it on the tippet & sink a line or two when fishing deeper.Doing this doesn't seen to spook the fish on the rivers i fish.There not crystal clear rivers though often.Cheers

 

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I’ve used those coloured waxes a couple of times now. They do indeed stick to the line through my sessions (1-2 hours) and are very visible. I’ve occasionally struggled in some light conditions but maybe adding another colour will help. Very worthwhile imo.
Thanks for the tip rabmax.
 
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