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Old 02-21-18, 05:53 PM   #1
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Default Dry dropper vs indicator nymphing?

So what situations would you prefer a dry dropper over a thingamabobber or vice versa? From my understanding you use droppers in warmer weather while you use indicators during the winter. Would my theory be correct?
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Old 02-21-18, 07:11 PM   #2
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If you are going to use an indicator, why not have a hook in it?

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Old 02-21-18, 07:24 PM   #3
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If I need to do suspend a nymph, I use a big ugly stimi. Like the preach said, why not use a hook?

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Old 02-21-18, 08:38 PM   #4
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Only time I use an indicator is if I am in deep water and I can't really tie on a fly. Other than that I use a floating fly of some type over my nymph.

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Old 02-21-18, 08:47 PM   #5
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I’ve been experimenting with an adjustable dry dropper rig to great success. I’ve been trying to up my midge game, so I’ve tried dropping three midges on the adjustable rig. I call it the ménage-a-midge.

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Old 02-21-18, 09:17 PM   #6
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I'll use a 1/2" thing a ma bobber in high winds because it creates a little more drag for a water load and adds some weight for casting when it's windy. Otherwise I'm going with the dry. It's got a hook in it in case somebody decides to eat it and it's easier to detect subtle strikes on the droppers.
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