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OUTDOORS Capital City Weekly It's the holiday season and throughout local valleys and hillsides in Southeast Alaska homes are elegantly garnished with holiday lights that flicker like stars and glow in the night like fiery embers. Around town, shopping malls that were boisterous last week are now peaceful and calm. However, in the homes of sport fishing enthusiasts, there is considerable chatter as the anticipation of holiday gifts has finally come to an end.

How to cast heavy lines with huge flies

Spring king salt water fly fishing often requires that you become comfortable and proficient casting huge flies, some of which may be up to nine inches long and weigh a whopping 110 grains, in order to entice that lunker, 35-pound hawg. On your forward cast aim high and shoot for the stars and watch as 60 to 80 feet of line rockets out of the end of your rod.
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Spring king salt water fly fishing often requires that you become comfortable and proficient casting huge flies, some of which may be up to nine inches long and weigh a whopping 110 grains, in order to entice that lunker, 35-pound hawg. On your forward cast aim high and shoot for the stars and watch as 60 to 80 feet of line rockets out of the end of your rod.
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