How To Be a Better Stripper

November 15, 2021 By: Spencer Durrant

Fly Fishing RaftStripping streamers is a skill that’s surprisingly difficult to master. Watching some anglers, it looks like you just throw a cast and randomly retrieve the line. What’s not as obvious at first glance, however, is the stripping pattern each angler uses, and how that pattern impacts an angler’s success.

Ben Kryzinski, over at Hatch Magazine, put together this story based on a tip he got from a guide on becoming a better stripper. It’s worth a read, and you can find it in full here.