Backyard Angling 8,904 views. I saw the effectiveness of this rig a few years back when I started fishing with him and Pat Burke. The Mono Rig is a hybrid system for fishing nymphs (both tight line and indicator styles), streamers, dry-dropper, wets, and small dries. Jan 25, 2019 - The Full Pint is an articulated streamer that finds hungry trout, with just the right mix of subtlety, size contrast and movement. Fly Fishing Spring Creek | … We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers.Domenick shares the exact formula he uses when fishing a mono rig and why he loves a 4 weight rod and Maxima leader for the butt section of his mono rig. Just heard an Orvis podcast and went to the guest's (Domenick Swentosky) website (Troutbitten) regarding the use of a Mono Rig (like a euro-nymph rig) for fishing streamers. The forest is a widow in the winter wind. At the heart of every good leader design is an intentional balance between turnover and drag. . But you […] Can I just use this reel and line to start? So here are my thoughts on euro nymphing lines vs a Mono Rig. Fly Fishing Small Streams with the Troutbitten Mono Rig - Stealth Tactics for Brook Trout - Duration: 12:47. With 20 pound monofilament as a fly line substitute (and with fly-line-style casting) better control, contact and strike detection are gained with the Mono Rig versus a traditional fly line approach. Winter is a quiet ghost. George Harvey and Joe Humphreys pioneered the technique when bamboo and cat gut where the de facto reg. Simply spool on 100′ or more of choice monofilament line from the backing of your fly reel down to a euro nymphing sighter with a tippet ring and then run your tippet + files off the ring. Hey all, I have a nautilus fwx 3/4 reel with SA Aplitude Smooth AST Infinity line set up for a small stream glass rod. 5.2K likes. If I wanted to use similar set up on my 10' 4wt, which I often use just as an all-round rod, adding a short section of level fly line to the end of the conventional line makes sense. The Maxima Chameleon is a key part of my all-mono rig. Troutbitten. . See More. Or maybe I just didn't work with it long enough. Troutbitten now. I built a Mono-rig last year according to the Troutbitten site formula. Dec 2, 2019 - The real secret to tightlining is in staying somewhere between tightline and slackline — that’s where the magic lies. Listen to WFS 140 - The Mono Rig, Nymphing And Streamers With Domenick Swentosky - Troutbitten, Pennsylvania and 170 more episodes by Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast, free! . I want to try and learn euronymphing. You might miss all this if you don’t slow down, find a log and just sit for a while to listen to the silence. Fly fishing for wild trout. 122 talking about this. May 8, 2019 - Whatever line touches the river will drag. So here are my thoughts on euro nymphing lines vs a Mono Rig. We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers. I was never able to get it to cast well. This formula is our current favorite and the one all of our guides use on a daily basis, and that we fish ourselves. Here are my favorite fly fishing books. We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers. . Tips, tactics, stories and guide service from central Pennsylvania. Fly fishing for wild trout. . A little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry. Certainly, the basic “tight line” technique has been around for many years. Here are the six elements: weight, depth adjustment, material resistance, drift length, tuck cast, current seams . “Here’s the twenty dollar cast . The Mono Rig And Why Fly Line Sucks: Written By Domenick Swentosky My Good Troutbitten friend Domenick Swentosky (www.troutbitten.com) just wrote an article on an all mono leader that I fish. “Okay, Dad,” Joey bellowed over the whitewater. . This is the detail of the system that makes … Listen to Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast episodes free, on demand. Troutbitten now. . Besides the obvious, European style nymphing arose from competition fly fishing. The mono rig I use has 25 feet of 20# chameleon as a leader. Assume it as reality. Note: This article was also published at Gink and Gasoline back on May 28th. Dec 17, 2018 - These are the books that gather no dust, because they're handled, read and referred to so often. . Joey and I hit the water yesterday just as the snow rolled in. A little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry. It didn't work out for me on the 8.5' 4wt or the 9' 6wt so I just put it away on a spool. WFS 160 - The Dave Whitlock Podcast - Terrestrials, White River, Fly Fishing Passion. No signup or install needed. Here is his Mono Rig setup for streamers: 26 feet — 20lb Maxima Chameleon 2 feet — … ... Troutbitten. A little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry. These views address all seasons, all distances and many variations . Therefore no fly line is on the water or in the air. Troutbitten. The currents take your leader, pushing and pulling it downstream. ... On a breezy day that can be better than the longer mono rig I talked about earlier in this post. Good times, with a few fish, a few stories and a few inches of snow, in the hours we had before dark. The Sufix Elite color I have in yellow is very bright. So the 33-foot 10-inch mono rig leader shown on troutbitten would be legal if tied to a fly line, under the catch and release fly-fishing only regelation, but then IMO you would just be spin fishing with a fly rod and a fly. My current Euro rig is .30" cheapo eBay running line on a "2wt" rod. While a full mono rig maybe slightly more complicated than specialized euro nymphing line, building a full mono rig for euro nymphing is cost effective and easy to maintain. 12:47. Dec 2, 2019 - The real secret to tightlining is in staying somewhere between tightline and slackline — that’s where the magic lies. Domenick shares the exact formula he uses when fishing a mono rig and why he loves a 4 weight rod and Maxima leader for the butt section of his mono rig. . Hope ya'll got something from this rig setup, take a peak at the inaugural podcast and standby for some awesome guest blog posts by the mayflymaster himself, Sean Thomas. Maybe with a lot of weight, (streamer) it would cast better. My choice of verbiage was poor. ‎Show Wet Fly Swing Fly Fishing Podcast, Ep The Mono Rig, Nymphing and Streamers with Domenick Swentosky - Troutbitten, Pennsylvania - Jun 2, 2020 For my tightline nymphing leader, I use both. I am planning on buying a 10'6" Cortland competition rod. I made a mono rig based upon Troutbitten's pages last summer, following up on several folks recommendations. How much time do you have? Under the rules in most European nations that host competitions, anglers aren’t allowed to put anything on the leader. In time, all things in a river sink to the bottom. Thanks to them for supporting me sharing it here as well. I often get asked what I do when I come to water or situations that call for a presentation other than what a straight Euro-nymphing rig executes well. So what to do? So, it’s easy to see in low-light conditions. This is one of the most common questions I’ve fielded through the years. It works like a charm. It also doesn’t retain much memory when put on the reel, which is why I use a 40′ section of it to start my tightlining rig. Where does Euro-Nymphing come from, anyway? On my first trip with it, I ended up cutting it off and just going back to the regular flyline. 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