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Old 01-21-2009, 09:27 AM
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I have actually used dyed calf tail in purple/white and a purple/yellow combination. The purple is actually more visible than black and the contrast against the other colors does make it easier to see, especially with the changes in light conditions.
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Old 01-21-2009, 09:22 PM
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Maybe antron or Z-Lon would work as a good indicator in a purple, orange, pink or yellow color...both of these are as bright as a brookie... Also foam cylinders are great too...
Tyler Legg, www,tarheelflyfishing.com
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Old 01-24-2009, 08:49 PM
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I've seen a guide whip out a black marker to darken a light-colored post when the glare gets bad. That'll save you from having to tie different versions of the same pattern.

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