If you strip flies for trout, or bass for that matter, you know their uncanny ability to eat just when your stripping hand vacates the line.

And to to spat the imitation by the time you get hold of it again.

Check out this suggestion from Ben Kryzinski at Hatch Magazine.

“Why do they always hit the fly when I’m between strips?” I asked, somewhat rhetorically and, frankly, hoping the guide would deliver the answer to my question. I was legitimately troubled — I love to strip streamers, but there are days when the “discipline within the discipline” can be maddenly frustrating.

How To Be A Better Stripper, Hatch Magazine