But on a Mono Rig, the angler is in direct control over the path of the fly, all the way through the drift. In fact, your commercial Euro Nymphing leader probably casts just fine on your TFO rod as well. And while this is also one of the most common questions I’ve fielded through the years, it has a complex answer that I’ve never tackled in an article. And turn on notifications there to be notified when each new episode in this series publishes. The Mono Rig is a tight line method for fishing every type of fly: nymphs (tight line and indy styles), streamers, wets, dry flies and dry dropper. Here’s the video, Fly Fishing the Mono Rig: Streamers — Episode 1. Episode One is an overview of the tactics and an exploration of what is possible when fishing streamers with tight line tactics. Most underwater deliveries require weight, and using a very long, monofilament leader to cast that weight is more efficient than using fly line; it keeps you in better contact with the flies, and you’ll catch more fish. This article is part of the Walk Along series. And the river. I've used the mono rig for about 4 years and it's not complicated. Join Troutbitten and follow along. And they work best together . Wold it sink fast enough to get to the bottom that would maybe 8 to 12 ft. deep. Domenick Swentosky T R O U T B I T T E N domenick@troutbitten.com. ottosmagic13 Well-known member. And use it for streamers, both big and small. . Yes, absolutely, this is the same rig I use for tight lining nymphs of all sizes, for tight line to the indy approach, for dry dropper, and for streamers. Can’t wait for more, beautiful. : I’m looking pretty dapper, for a 70 year old Pocono fly tyer, in my Troutbitten hat and hoody… gonna wear it to church. My casts, my drifts, my fly selection, and (most importantly) my ability to focus and adapt became the reason that I caught fish or I didn’t. Non-Slip Mono Loop Clinch Knot With this information you are ready to start using multiple fly rigs! You can adjust as you get used to it or a others have said you could go straight 20# Maxima to tippet ring to 4x-6x. The Troutbitten Mono Rig is designed for power and turnover. Thanks for the video, Dom. I use a 9ft, 5 wt, TFO all purpose rod that will not cast a commercial Euro Nymph type leader, it collapses as you stated. Episode Two of Streamers on the Mono Rig is all about casting. The video also covers the Troutbitten Mono Rig and the functions of its three main components. Ironically, it takes excellent fly casting principles to truly cast a Mono Rig well. So there’s no junction to deal with, because I don’t like trying to fish two materials. Join Troutbitten and follow along. But don’t limit yourself. In short, fishing streamers on the Mono Rig lends the angler unmatched contact and control over the path of the flies. I have learned so much from what you do. Pulsator's Ballyhoo Rigs allows anglers with the quickest and easiest rigging techniques for halfbeaks. This is what we are here for. At any moment through the drift, we can directly manipulate depth, angle, drop rate and speed, independent of where a fly line wants to go. Be part of the Troutbitten community of ideas. It’s designed for casting. Joe Humphreys’ book Trout Tactics Purchase here to support Troutbitten. Would I use the same mono rig with a same wt. What are the differences? To switch to streamers, I simply cut the nymph tippet off at the tippet ring and store it on a Loon Rigging Foam. Most euro nymphing or tight line studies seem to ignore the lift, focusing only on the concept of leading the flies downstream. Book now to join me in 2020. I’m a father of two young boys, a husband, author, fly fishing guide and a musician. Great stuff – looking forward to trying this system on the rivers here in Scotland! Know your tippet diameter. It’s what long-term anglers love about this game. The only difference, is in the tippet section. The new flagship model from Ross Reels, the San Miguel, ... simply cut 3-5 feet of 10-20lb fluorocarbon and attach it to your fly line with a perfection loop and a non-slip mono loop to your fly. Placing restrictions on tackle and techniques, when they inhibit my ability to adapt to the fishing conditions, makes no sense to me. In collaboration with Wilds Media, the long-awaited Troutbitten video series featuring Streamers on the Mono Rig begins. Finally. The streamer rig discussed is an interesting idea, and I have no doubt it works, but I question if using it is fly-fishing or merely fishing using a fly and fly rod outfit. I cannot wait to go through them all. Troutbitten now. For a detailed breakdown of fishing streamers on the Mono Rig, find the following cornerstone Troutbitten article: READ: Troutbitten | Fly Fishing with Streamers on the Mono Rig — More Control and More Contact. Keep up great work,Dom!! The combination of these behaviors makes fall the prime time to cast big streamers, which the trout see as both high-calorie meals and alien invaders. Hi. Same here, David. It works and you make me look like I know what I,m doing. You need crisp stops, a tight casting v, and speed between two points. Required fields are marked *. Can’t wait for what’s to come! Unbelievable!! Jan 2, 2021 #2 I have the Aetos. Bass - Our Very Cooperative Fish on The Fly! I “discovered” Troutbitten” a couple of years ago. Thanks Dom. Are you casting with an all purpose rod or a dedicated Euro Nymph rod. Check these out: https://troutbitten.com/2018/11/25/quick-tips-put-more-juice-in-the-cast/, https://troutbitten.com/2019/07/07/fly-fishing-the-mono-rig-its-casting-not-lobbing/, https://troutbitten.com/2019/09/08/fly-casting-dont-reach/, Thanks Dom. I dislike arbitrary limits. https://troutbitten.com/2019/10/13/the-full-mono-rig-system-all-the-variations-with-formulas-and-adjustments/. Wherever the leader lands, the fly follows. And more trout eat the fly . This article is the keystone to the Mono Rig content on Troutbitten. Good stuff! While I recommend considering a specialized nymphing lineif you’re just getting started, a full mono rig provides many benefits and is a good choice for a number of anglers when using tight-line techniques. Thank you. Is a little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry influence. trout, puppy drum and bluefish. I felt like I was out there with you even more so with the gum chewing ;-). Great job Dom! Consider your fly size and weight. Because our trout just don’t feed that deep. . ** NOTE ** Video appears at the end of this short article. The mono rig has worked very nicely with this rod. Knots for Streamers and Wet Flies. Fly Casting, Streamers, Tactics, The Mono Rig, Videos. While the answer to this question is mainly driven by preference, there are some pros and cons to using a specialized euro nymphing line vs. a mono rig (or some hybrid version thereof). This is my home, and I love it. Reply. Some anglers prefer to cut back a 2 or 3x fluorocarbon leader to a 4ft section, leaving you … Family. Use it for dry dropper or even straight dries. I like this rig. The free fall and the drift are a successful pair. Reading Water, Stories, Tactics, Walk Along. Accuracy holds a complexity that is not for the faint of heart. Last week, I wrote about fishing tangle-free tandem rigs, and a popular question repeated itself in my inbox: “Tippet rings would be great for droppers, right?” My short is answer, no. Friends. For the sighter, 18″ of Amnesia mono: 9″ of red 12#, 9″ of green 10#. You are my kind of fisherman, with a heart for exploration and a head full of questions. The video also covers the Troutbitten Mono Rig and the functions of its three main components. Hi. Long casts are achieved by maximizing these complimentary properties. Angler Types in Profile Big Trout Commentary Dry Fly Fishing Fly Fishing StrategiesGear Reviews Night FishingNymphing Stories Streamers Tactics Troutbitten Fly Box, Gear Review Policy Terms and conditonsPrivacy PolicyAffiliate Link DisclosureAmazon Affiliate Disclaimer, Gear Review Policy Terms and conditons Privacy Policy Affiliate Link Disclosure Amazon Affiliate Disclaimer, VIDEO | Fly Fishing the Mono Rig: Streamers — Episode 1, Tight Line and Euro Nymphing — The Lift and Lead, How to Easily Avoid the Mono Rig Coiling Problem. . Since 2014 and 600 articles deep Troutbitten is a free resource for all anglers Your support is greatly appreciated. Notice, the leader is long enough to keep the junction to the fly line out of the guides on all but the longest casts. And learn to accurately judge the distance you are casting. . It is a contact system, designed to provide the angler with exceptional control over the course of the flies. I will check out all the above and give the Euro leader a try again. And these two qualities determine a leader’s turnover power and the amount of potential drag . But it’s also light enough to be pulled to a target by heavier flies (like streamers). . Don’t hesitate to ask! As river anglers, our task is a complicated one, because we must be accurate not only with the fly to the target, but also with the tippet. Episode One is an overview of the tactics and an exploration of what is possible when fishing streamers with tight line tactics. But here’s one tip that guarantees immediate improvement right away. So, gather data toward those questions, and then branch off from there. Join the mailing list to receive all Troutbitten articles and updates directly to your inbox. Keystone Fly Fishing Guide Book Purchase here to support Troutbitten. Check it out and see what you think> P.S. And be nice. . Overall I st… Takes too much time for me. rod for school stripers, spec. Wild trout are unforgiving. A good drift should follow the drop. Pause slightly for the fly to drop. The Lift and Lead is a cornerstone concept for advanced tight line nymphing skills. There are 50+ articles about the Mono Rig on Troutbitten. It functions like a fly line, if you cast it that way. Then I rebuild the same rig but with 3x tippet for larger flies and hopefully fish. Thank you for all of your knowledge passed on to the fly fishing public. It is used for fishing nymphs on both a tight line and under an indicator, and for fishing streamers, wets, dry flies and dry dropper rigs. The dropper … I wouldn’t nymph with 1x. . This long leader is powerful enough to push flies to a target. I will say, it is difficult for any video to keep up with the amount of information you convey with your writing. 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. Thanks, man. The thick leader butt section of the Mono Rig functions as a fly line substitute. Thank you all, for a wonderful and busy 2019 season! Dom, you keep accomplishing new heights, just like with your fishing! It would be longer. Troutbitten now. Use it for fishing a tight-line style of indicators. Very cool. The solution is likely not to use my Mono Rig formula as much as it is to speed up your cast. One more … . Fitted with the spring system and rigged with mono or wire. Monofilament fishing line tends to hold the curves of its home. In this post I’ll describe the mono rig I use in most conditions and how to construct it. I’m a father of two young boys, a husband, author, fly fishing guide and a musician. But if you’re having success on a tight line for a few seasons now, you’re probably already incorporating some of this without knowing it. Fly Casting, Fly Fishing Strategies, Tactics. . Mono Rig With Streamers. But yes, I would use the same rig. It matters. George Daniel explains his confidence MONO RIG for nymphing, while discussing several advantages of mono over traditional fly lines for nymphing light rigs. Great video and info. Here’s the Troutbitten Mono Rig setup for streamers: 24-30 feet — 20lb Maxima Chameleon 2 feet — 10lb or 12lb Maxima Chameleonn 24-30 inches — 12lb Red Amnesia and/or 10lb Gold Stren 4-6 feet — 1X or 2X Fluorocarbon tippet. Simms G4 Pro Guide Series Wading Boot Give … I fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. Your support is what keeps this Troutbitten project funded. Both rods fit my price range for a rod I will only probably use a couple times a year. More on this technique later, but it thus far has been very effective at sensing soft takes The videos are going to be great. Great info on that system. thanks Dom. It’s an elementary casting principle, but it’s the hardest thing to deliver. Now just a five-inch strip with the rod tip up. . And my philosophy is — Do what works. Episode 1, always enjoy the streamer talk . Recent Posts See All. Beautiful video; very helpful. I fish some salt water rivers in Va. with a six or seven wt. I guess that’s why I’ve grown into this fishing system. Any questions? Available rigged with the finest Mustad 7731 hook. Why not use the tight line tools (leaders and tactics) for more than just euro nymphing? Fly Casting, Nymphing, Tactics, The Mono Rig. So the errant cast that lands ten inches to the right of a shade line passes without interest. . reply; Trout Fisherman replied on Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:41 Permalink. And the river. These views address all seasons, all distances and many variations . Trout Like To Do What Their Friends Are Doing, Distance: Know Your Weights and Measures — Part Two, Troutbitten State of the Union — 2020 Wrap Up, VIDEO | Fly Fishing the Mono Rig: Streamers — Episode 1, Tight Line and Euro Nymphing — The Lift and Lead, Streamer Presentations — The Tight Line Dance, Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #43 — Two Ways to Recover Slack, Get Short and Effective Drifts with Your Fly, Fly Casting — Five Tips For Better Mending, Lost Trout Are Your Fault — Streamer Fishing Myth v Truth, The Meat Eater Minority — Streamer Fishing Myth v Truth, Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #21 — Fear No Snag. There, I said it. **. Scroll below to find the Donate Button. ** Donate ** If you enjoy this article, please consider a donation. Each of them take a LOT of time. ron says: December 20, 2016 at 12:28 pm. It's a great system. I’ve never fished it twelve feet deep. Refining these tactics is the natural progression of anglers who fish hard, are thoughtful about the tactics and don’t like limitations. reply; Norman Coughlan … Focus . Not even close, really. Hi Dom. streamer. Here are my thoughts on euro nymphing lines vs a Mono Rig. Tackle that first . Awesome video. After the nymph falls into position, we want it to spend some time there. Just in time for our Winter season of steelhead. Blood knots every few inches; they help with flotation when I grease up the sighter to float it as a surface indicator. A breakdown of the terms and tactics of euro nymphing, tight line nymphing, and the Mono Rig. I find it very distracting that you are chewing something while you are talking. . Let me know how it goes. I really appreciate the effort that has gone into writing the articles as well as how they are cataloged and cross-referenced. Anglers just getting started with euro nymphing are often confused if they should use a specialized euro nymphing line or go with a mono rig in place of their traditional floating fly line. And many of those adjustments are based on our thought processes around weights and measures. There are at least seven different styles for fishing a Mono Rig. Purchase here to support Troutbitten. Hi, Dom, I enjoyed the video, good job. Looking forward to the process of carrying out a plan. Choosing a line and leader setup is not always simple if you’re just getting started with euro nymphing. My fishing ranges from small Central NY streams to mid sized Catskill rivers. Listed below are six primary articles that provide the foundation of the Mono Rig concept. At any moment through the drift, we can directly manipulate depth, angle, drop rate and speed, independent of where a fly line wants to go. Truth is, I would not fly fish to get that deep. No hinge this way. some ,none What is your connection nail ? Your video is very well done. Trevor loves fishing streamers for big trout in Chile, and today we present, in detail, the rig that Trevor uses when doing just that. Cancel Catalogue. Looking to use it for smaller stream mono rig nymphing or high stick nymphing. While fishing a standard rig with fly line (floating or sinking), the line dictates the course of the leader and the fly. In short, fishing streamers on the Mono Rig lends the angler unmatched contact and control over the path of the flies. Thanks, Ah. Now I have to defend it. I have to say, though, if you put twelve feet of 1x on there, it will cast, but be a a bit unwieldy. Euro nymphing is an elegant, tight line solution. Agree completely no need for the streamer leader. These are first person accounts showing the thoughts, strategies and actions around particular situations on the river, putting the reader in the mind of the angler. We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers. For certain, the lift and lead is an advanced tactic. Nice touch. Friends. The fully ported San Miguel in the 5/6 Model is a go-to reel for streamer rigs. . That’s what matters. I fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. My thinking right now is that the Mono Rig will load my rod. The Mono Rig is a hybrid system for fishing nymphs (both tight line and indicator styles), streamers, dry-dropper, wets, and small dries. And the easiest place to start is to know your distances. Can’t wait for more! I would swap that out for 4x or 5x. Outstanding information as always. All monofilament has this tendency, but some brands hold their memory much more than others. The best days start by learning what most trout in the river are doing. I love how you caught a leaf cluster in the end. In collaboration with Wilds Media, the long-awaited Troutbitten video series featuring Streamers on the Mono Rig begins today. We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers. Thanks doing this “for us”; you are making us all better fisher folk. Making adjustments is the key to consistent fly fishing. I’m looking forward to future videos. Accuracy. by Domenick Swentosky | Dec 14, 2020 | 47 comments, Read the Troutbitten Article  | Buy the Vest. 3-4ft. I also believe that the non-slip knot is stronger than the regular clinch knot, which also helps when throwing large meat. Ah, I see now how you get the perfection loop rigged there. I rigged up my rod and tried it today. We head out into the cold and Lance Egan shows us how to fish a simple jigged streamer on a Euro nymphing rig. This is my home, and I love it. this is just the way i rig up anyway, with weighted streamers. We get into the mono rig and how he crosses over between nymphing and streamers. I've had the best fishing with the mono rig numbers wise. Any rod. Whatever spool it’s stored on, it peels off in roughly the same diameter as that housing. . I can cast dries with the mono rig setup on that Syndicate rod but I cannot cast far and of … Canceling afternoon mtg and heading out to the river. READ: Troutbitten | Fly Fishing the Mono Rig — It’s Casting, Not Lobbing. Follow the contained links too. And advanced angling starts by being aware of the stats. . Awesome stuff, as always. In this post I’ll share some o… The non-slip mono loop allows the flies to move and swing better in the water. I know many good fly fishers who have all come out the other side with the same set of tools. Messages 716 Reaction score 189 Location Upstate NY. A little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry. of 15lb mono and you are golden, with a full sink or sink tip that is. Dave, Your email address will not be published. Material diameter and material stiffness. Click below and listen to the full … Tuck. What are your thoughts? I brought along my OPST micro setup too because I wanted to compare the feel of it. keep them coming. Here’s more about that. Lastly, be sure to subscribe to the Troutbitten YouTube channel. loop ? It's one of my favorite rods and it's decently sensitive. Being able to switch from nymphs to streamers to removing and putting a dry fly leader on to the fly line. Be helpful. . It’s a great way to keep in touch. And from the beginning, I’ve emphasized that these rigs are designed for casting and not lobbing. I don’t much like the first generation Cortland competition (10.5 foot 3 weight). Great information. The Mono Rig is a hybrid system for fishing nymphs (both tight line and indicator styles), streamers, dry-dropper, wets, and small dries. I mean it. This tight line system has enough punch to push flies to a target, like a fly line. I typically throw nymphs per the intended purpose. Looking forward to the series. But the fix is very simple . What gear is best? Fishing streamers on the Mono Rig offers more presentation options, better feel and improved strike detection. Know your weights and measures . Fitted with the spring system and rigged with mono or wire. A little bit euro, a little bit nymph and equal parts streamer and even a little dry. . 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. I hope you make 20 videos or so that I can binge watch them between the Holidays and some trout fishing. Family. I spinning rod is a much better option if you need to fish twelve feet deep into a river, in my opinion. Best Regards. Enjoy the day. This line memory — this line coiling — is a problem. The Troutbitten Mono Rig is designed for power and turnover. Angler Types in Profile Big Trout Commentary Dry Fly Fishing Fly Fishing StrategiesGear Reviews Night FishingNymphing Stories Streamers Tactics Troutbitten Fly Box, Gear Review Policy Terms and conditonsPrivacy PolicyAffiliate Link DisclosureAmazon Affiliate Disclaimer, Gear Review Policy Terms and conditons Privacy Policy Affiliate Link Disclosure Amazon Affiliate Disclaimer. At the heart of every good leader design is an intentional balance between turnover and drag. Following those, a full list of all the Mono Rig articles with auxilary material follows. For presenting nymphs and streamers to river trout, fly line sucks. At the heart of the puzzle is an eternal question: What do the trout want? For many more articles on streamer tactics with any leader system, find the streamers category on Troutbitten. This is a key design element, allowing the Mono Rig to shoot and be stripped back, gliding uninterrupted by any knots in the guides. If you’re fishing streamers, you’re already well past the original sin in fly fishing. Suddenly, a whole new set of techniques and achievements were possible on the water, and I was catching enough fish to feel like it wasn’t just luck anymore — I had some control over the outcome. I have used mono for nymphing to try it out, but I don't use this rig for my fly-fishing. This was a very good introductory video. I soon realized that the old excuse of “the fish just weren’t on” was usually a cover-up. Join the mailing list to receive all Troutbitten articles and updates directly to your inbox. streamer leader.....what a waste! So your rig: Did you say in the video this set-up will also fish nymphs with smaller tippet? That is SO true. Great piece Dom. However, on occasion, as mentioned by others, it will do fine throwing a small weighted streamer too when I don't want to swap to a spare spool loaded with WF floating line. Because fishing a contact system like the Mono Rig eventually teaches you all that is possible . … Way to go Dom! Drop. . I can feel bottom high sticking … This is the keystone article of the Mono Rig system. So, this single rig is extremely versatile and can cover streamers, nymphs and Euro dry-droppers. ** Please select HD for best video quality. And thank you. The path is more predictable. And by considering both elements, by being deliberate with each part of the lift and lead, control over the course of your flies increases. A video? water haul and double haul; advantages over sinking line; advantages over a floating line; creating and using drag with the mono leader; cannonballs; shooting heads; If you’ve read to the end of this thesis, let me commend your persistence. So let’s fix that. I get more focused in using the mono streamer rig than the the skagit micro spay rig. All of these elements are intertwined. By using both of these principles to their fullest, fly fishing streamers on the Mono Rig is efficient and elegant. Attached is link and video discussing the use of a mono rig for fishing streamers. P.S. I’ve received countless questions about my thoughts regarding euro lines and mono rigs. So, rather than fighting with fly line, use the Mono Rig . How important is your connection to the fly line as not to hinge ? . Your email address will not be published. It’s how we solve the daily puzzles. Fish on! I’m bound by no set of rules other than my own. Available rigged with the finest Mustad 7731 hook. It is easy to swap back and forth between nymphs and streamers using this system. Tick. . Keepem Coming! There are many. It’s a great way to keep in touch. The Mono Rig The Mono Rig is a hybrid system for fishing nymphs (both tight line and indicator styles), streamers, dry-dropper, wets, and small dries. Understand the length, thickness and weight of your leader’s butt section. Lead. Menu. Keep … Happy Holidays! It covers the unique adaptations in our casting form that are necessary to get the most out of the Mono Rig with streamers, including the Circle Cast and the Pendulum Cast. I’m talking about leaders with butt sections of 20 feet or more . The Mono Rig is a long leader fly fishing system. Almost twelve years ago, I made some adaptations to my nymph rig that completely changed the game for me, tripling my catch rate and adding a new spark to my passion for fly fishing. Nothing is more important than the leader. George Daniel’s new book, Nymph Fishing. Here are all the adjustments and leader formulas for each method, all in one place. If you fish hard and pay attention to the details, you’ll often catch, miss or turn enough trout to learn something. Ha. But if we constantly set at the end of the fall, the nymph never has the chance to drift, and the trout don’t get an opportunity to eat on anything but the drop. Warm Water Caution for Coldwater Fish . Since then I’ve used its multitude of articles as a fly fishing encyclopedia. So, remember, the Mono Rig is long enough that the fly line junction (nail knot for example) does not leave the spool. 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. Also, mono rigs sink quickly into the strike zone, are stealthy (a bright and thick fly line slapping down on the water alerts fish’s lateral lines, IMO), and I will do everything I can to minimize rig-fiddling time. Dom. I look forward to the rest of the series. Thanks so much! even with a floating line i don't much longer, 6ft max. But that is unlikely. I would, however, make a major change in the tippet section. . And, as many streamer fanatics have discovered, throwing two streamers together not only catches more fish, but the tandem rig will often draw strikes when a single fly won’t. looking forward to the rest of the series.i can even apply some of it into my style of fishing. This is a great knot for non-articulated streamers because it will give them some extra movement. . The Mono Rig is similar to Euro Nymphing and tight line styles, but it’s a full system for fishing all fly types, with and without indicators, with and without split shot. Accessories Clothing … . Domenick shares the exact formula he uses when fishing a mono rig and why he loves a 4 weight rod and Maxima cameleon leader for the butt section of his mono rig. I promise that the Mono Rig can be cast on any rod. But it’s also light enough to be pulled to a target, and this is especially useful for streamers. 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