Techniques for Great Lakes Tributary Salmon

“Jones’ bread-and-butter method is the running line. A running-line expert uses one or more large split shot made of lead or some other heavy metal to quickly sink a fly in swift, deep water. Instead of a thick fly line that would retard the sinking rate, the method calls for a thin-diameter line that knifes through the water with minimal drag.” J. Michael Kelly describes the use of thin fly lines, long rods, and marble-sized indicators as some of the alternatives in rigging for Lake Ontario chinooks in the Syracuse, New York Post-Standard.

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