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Old 09-17-2008, 11:18 PM
aztightlines aztightlines is offline
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bow & arrow cast

I always held the hook in my hand, the bend between thumb & forefinger, but saw Joe Humphries (or one of those guys out of Penn State) make a couple of loops in the tippet, pinch the loops and let it go that way. A great video about small stream fishing.

I think that is a superior method, maybe less chance of embedding the hook in the finger or hand.
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