Oh boy. Another Forum. I am going to get fired as much as I am on forums here at work.
I am a big proponent of fightign fish from the but of the rod. It is different if you are trying to learn and have the habits of conventional fishing and bill dance hook sets but now it is second nature.
Yeah, and nice smallie on the little glass! I have a 6'6" 3wt that is fiberglass (Eagle Claw, not Lami) and I have never even cast it. I keep meaning to but never get around to it.