Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Presenting the Fly to Carp: The Drag and Drop

The drag and drop presentation is one of the most important fly fishing for carp tools in my arsenal but some-how despite my best efforts I haven't adequately explained it.  Sometimes those things that are simple but oh so profound are the hardest to describe.  Hopefully this video does the trick:

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  1. That video was awesome. Great details... Thanks!
    Matt

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    1. Thanks Matt. I was really happy with this one.

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    1. Thanks Mr P. Pretty sure you started draggin and droppin before it was cool

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  3. Nice. I use the d and d quite a bit but find I have to be pretty careful with it. If the fish sees any part of the drag then the gig is up.

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    1. Miles says that carp cal learn not to eat stuff dropping from the sky if they see it too much too.

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  4. Great tutorial McT. The carp in my local pond seem to have learned not to eat flies falling down to them.

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  5. Great video, I never thought about leaving slack on the fly. That's like the opposite of trout fishing.

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