Scott Haugen said it in an issue of STS.Don’t tie a knot in your anchor rope. When the anchor is swinging behind the boat, bumping through the rapids, it can jar loose from the cleat. The anchor drops in and rope shoots through the pulley. If there’s a knot at the end of the rope, the anchor rope comes tight and the boat sucks right down to the bottom.
Imagine having a nose so good that you could smell your way back to the precise place where you were born. That’s what salmon do, and anglers who capitalize on this acute sense of smell, find consistent success when it comes to catching springers.