Sunray world nymph line

yespsb

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I for one cannot wait for your feedback, its certainly a very different line but before I throw £45 over the airwaves I need to be convinced :thumbs:
 

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Can't fault the delivery times - line ordered yesterday lunchtime and delivered today. If I can get it on a reel tonight I'll be giving it a try tomorrow

let us know how you get on Dave i also bought one but wont get to try it for another 3 weeks, it would be good to hear you thoughts.
 

1walker1

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they have all gone . i have to wait 7 days till the new batch comes in.
had a good talk with tom today. i am now sure its the line for me .he is very helpful .still at £45-00 post free . till he has them boxed up .
ordered mine today.:thumbs:
 

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I'll stick with my Rio Euro Line, not broken, why fix it....

If the Czech's start using it, maybe I might look at it, but for the moment, I'll pass.. :thumbs:
 

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let us know how you get on Dave i also bought one but wont get to try it for another 3 weeks, it would be good to hear you thoughts.

I used the line for about an hour today - there's a lot to like, I thought it would take some getting used to but it was easy to use. It casts really well and doesn't seem to sag at the ranges I fished (I thought it would). I caught fish with it - no problems there.

The web site says t hat the line isn't affected by strong winds - it is! its affected by not so strong ones too but probably no more or less than a French leader.

I bought the line on impulse really after reading a fair bit about nymph lines - I'd been a bit sceptical about them to be honest. I'm glad I bought it and I'll definitely use it again but it won't replace the French leader just yet.
 

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I used the line for about an hour today - there's a lot to like, I thought it would take some getting used to but it was easy to use. It casts really well and doesn't seem to sag at the ranges I fished (I thought it would). I caught fish with it - no problems there.

The web site says t hat the line isn't affected by strong winds - it is! its affected by not so strong ones too but probably no more or less than a French leader.

I bought the line on impulse really after reading a fair bit about nymph lines - I'd been a bit sceptical about them to be honest. I'm glad I bought it and I'll definitely use it again but it won't replace the French leader just yet.


Thanks for the feedback dave
 

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So just so I'm on the same page - The international competition rules now require that you use a flyline when French nymphing so all these ultralight lines are being made to address this - three questions are they better than just using a French leader? Are they any different to the running line of a WF line? Could you not just reverse a WF and use that instead or some of the coated non-stretch running line we use for salmon Shooting heads? As for the snowbee 2-5 rated line is that not just a dense DT or triangle taper? Ie you use more of it to load a five weight and less for a two weight ie the same as any other fly line..........

Richard
 

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..are they better than just using a French leader?

No, in my opinion. But it will float better.....if that is a consideration to how one might fish it ( though the idea is normally to keep line off the water).

Are they any different to the running line of a WF line?

No, some are level, just like running line. However, the Cortland has a WF profile, the Rio is a DT and the new Snowbee Nymph line is also tapered.


.Could you not just reverse a WF and use that instead or some of the coated non-stretch running line we use for salmon Shooting heads?

Yes, as a casual angler and yes in comps as long as it is the permitted length and is not less than 0.55mm diameter. I think it has to be a 'production' line too ??


..As for the snowbee 2-5 rated line is that not just a dense DT or triangle taper? Ie you use more of it to load a five weight and less for a two weight ie the same as any other fly line..........


No, more of a compound taper short head........but I can appreciate what you are saying (which works). This review of the Thistledown by Magnus Angus, someone who knows his stuff and tests A LOT of fly lines, might be helpful:

http://flyfishing-and-flytying.co.uk/reviews/view/snowbee_xs_plus_thistle_down_wf2_to_5/

I'd certainly give that review more credibility than comments by someone who spent 5 minutes casting it.....on grass.......:eek:mg:


The running line on the Snowbee would probably make an excellent level taper Euro nymph line so it is two lines in one :D ;)

CF
 
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