The Gram Series is designed for use with fly rods. It is outstanding for switch and spey fishing. It will keep the rod in constant contact with fly. No indicator float is needed. Feel every strike the instant it occurs. The sinkers keep the bait near the bottom in the fish strike zone. They are available in 2.0 3.0, 4.0, and 5.0 gram models. The 2.0 and 3.0 are designed for still water and the 4.0 and 5.0 work best in current
Attach Gram Series to fly rod
Attach a double loop leader 2-12 ft length of 8 -15 lb mono to the line and the sinker.
Attach a fly to 4-7 ft of tippet to the other end of the sinker with a loop knot and you are ready to fish.
A host of baits can be used such as Spin ‘n’ glows, flies, spawn, yarn, and even night crawlers. Depending upon the current the angler can control the speed of the sinker by using different size weights.
Whether wading or in a boat Salamander Sinkers is a superb application for drift fishing for steelhead. Our sinkers are design to slide over rocks with snags. Used with a medium, sensitive rod, spinning reel and low-visibility line Salamander Sinker provides the missing link to successful drift fish for steelhead.
This beautiful steelhead was caught on a 3/8 oz double swivel sinker with a wobbler fly
Otter's Soft Milking Egg
The Otter's Soft Milking Egg work great with Salamander Sinkers. The cylindrical body of the sinkers is perfect for drifting over rocks while keeping the bait in the fish strike zone. The soft plastic shape precisely mimics natural fish eggs. When used with a 2 to 3 ft leader the rig is a fish catching machine. The Gram Series sinkers are designed to function is clear, shallow water with little current. For swifter current consider the 1/8 or ¼ oz model.