Select the right strike indicator

A yarn indicator

Martin Joergensen

If you are fishing a tiny mountain stream, you cannot use a huge Thingamabobber to hold up a tiny nymph with a 2 millimeter bead. When that Thingamabobber lands, it will spook all the fish for the next 20 meters.
The same principle applies to fishing a big river, you cannot use a bit of grease on the leader to hold up a heavy 4 millimeter tungsten bead that is cast out at the end of half a fly line.

Choose your indicator according to the size of the river and

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