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by Morsie
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Do you wax on or wax off?
Replies: 22
Views: 2447

Re: Do you wax on or wax off?

I use wax on dubbing loops only.
by Morsie
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Knapek Hooks
Replies: 6
Views: 462

Re: Knapek Hooks

Thanks for that information Jonathan, most appreciated. I have an opportunity to buy a large number of them, mostly streamer and salmon hooks here in Oz at what I hope will be a good price, but never having heard of them before I was uncertain. I have had my hands on them for a looksee, and yes all ...
by Morsie
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Knapek Hooks
Replies: 6
Views: 462

Re: Knapek Hooks

Haha, well I guess that's better than "Shit".
by Morsie
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Knapek Hooks
Replies: 6
Views: 462

Knapek Hooks

What are these like? Strong? Well made? Never heard of them before....
by Morsie
Mon May 27, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Functional roll casts
Replies: 44
Views: 3082

Functional roll casts

That was the 40 Gordy.
by Morsie
Sun May 26, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Functional roll casts
Replies: 44
Views: 3082

Functional roll casts

Loop to loop Gene. It does create an issue in the rod tip with the perfection loop tag, but I quickly learned to cut the butt end of the leader back by about 2 feet to compensate.
by Morsie
Tue May 21, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Functional roll casts
Replies: 44
Views: 3082

Functional roll casts

Do you have the means to measure the diameter profile RIO uses in those tapered saltwater leaders? I am always interested to see what professional designers come up with in profiles to help turn over heavy flies. To answer your question Gordy. Butt .82 20cms .82 60cms .80 80cms .80 1m .80 1.2m .80 ...
by Morsie
Tue May 21, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Functional roll casts
Replies: 44
Views: 3082

Functional roll casts

AND a tapered leader makes it a hell of a lot easier. I'm currently using some of RIO's saltwater tapered butt sections Morsie, Do you have the means to measure the diameter profile RIO uses in those tapered saltwater leaders? I am always interested to see what professional designers come up with i...
by Morsie
Wed May 15, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Functional roll casts
Replies: 44
Views: 3082

Functional roll casts

I treat the lift as the first part of the forward cast - both hands straight up together, no change of angle - then pull down through the rotation. This serves to increase the Dloop and move point P forwards. And yep the Toft block is a wickedly fine bit of knowledge.
by Morsie
Mon May 13, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Functional roll casts
Replies: 44
Views: 3082

Functional roll casts

Do you have the means to measure the diameter profile RIO uses in those tapered saltwater leaders? Not at the moment Gordon, i'm away from home but I will measure one up next week. Paul I also think that standing in a boat helps a lot. With a heavy fly I'll do a couple of slip lifts working more li...

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