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Pick the Right Hat

March 3, 2012
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Q: “A popular ball cap for years in the Northeast has been one with a long bill. Is there an advantage or disadvantage to such a hat?”

Randy Harrison
Boston, Massachusetts

A: For sight-fishing, a long-billed hat is a decided disadvantage. We may not realize it, but when casting, we monitor the fly line as it unrolls to the target. A standard baseball-cap brim allows you to see the line throughout its flight. A long bill does not.

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