Salt River AZ on the Fly

The Salt river yielded up a bunch of nice Sonoran Suckers on a size 18 red & black nymph on the bottom, as well as a few on a black & silver nymph 24 inches off the bottom.
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The wind was blowing like crazy, lost my hat in the water a few times!!
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The real bummer for me was losing 5 indicators with 2 flies on being snapped off at the indicator by big strikes!!! Not sure what they were, but did see some huge carp cruising around.
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These strikes were hard and big with heavy fish on until the break off.
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I use indicators that screw onto the line. There is a washer on the top side but not on the underside, I am going to re rig all my indicators so I have a washer bottom and top on the line. Hopefully that will help.
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Also I started with a 5 x tippet went down to a 4 x tippet caught most of my fish on that tippet, but at the end of the day again a big fish and snap off. bummer!!!
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I am going to use a 3 x tippet next to see. I had these fish on the reel and they were running like hell, not sure what else I could have done. There is always next time!! Forewarned and forearmed as they say!

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