The cast-weight ("kastdobb/dupp") is easily made of discarded Windsor chairs.
Using a drilling machine and lead you can get it half-floating, or fast-sinking
if fishing in big rivers.
(With this method you do not lose lead and flies when fishing in the river.)
A finished "wood-lead-dupp" should have a weight about 20-25 gramme.
View the drawing below. It is important having the "dupp" free on the main-line !
Lekande = swivel
Plastslang = plastic tube, will avoid tangle
Sportfiske = (a Swedish fishing magazine)
I can proudly announce that fishing from coast with this method caught
a Landlocked Salmon (Insjölax) December 21 1997, 44.97 lbs/20.4 kg.
Yes, Swedish Record and probably the new World Record. A very
nice picture could be found here and a short Article here.
1. FAQ ( High-Tech, Java version )
2. FAQ ( Low-Tech, common version )
Yes, this method is also good for Grayling from coast!
If you use this type of fly take it home periodical so it moves up an down in the water