"Which Strike Indicator Should I Use?"

April 20, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

strikeputty_150.jpgThe days when choosing a strike indicator meant simply deciding which knot to use to attach your yarn are long gone (though yarn still lives). Putty, balloons, plastic “bobbers,” and all manner of foam stick-ons are on the menu at the typical fly shop. So what to choose? Phil Monahan advises that you first know the indicator’s “duty,” then make your choice based on five factors.