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by Flybye
Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: What lines weights do you typically teach with?
Replies: 27
Views: 1276

Re: What lines weights do you typically teach with?

"A bubble float is a very short shooting head" can't remember for sure who I am quoting Lee maybe
by Flybye
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Dolphin nose on the back cast?
Replies: 14
Views: 1515

Re: Dolphin nose on the back cast?

Excuse my stupidity but asthetics aside is an under powered loop desirable on the backcast?
TK
by Flybye
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: The various qualifications
Replies: 14
Views: 2076

Re: The various qualifications

Apgai, stanic,sgaic, Nca, and Reffis all became Gaia then some of Apgia became aapgai. Gaia started Gaic and retained Apgai. Then Aapgia invented a masters (for old apgai's ?) and a provisional for wanna be apgais( or aapgia's), FFF lassie has described their enlarged qualification port folio. No id...
by Flybye
Tue May 07, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Fighting fish: Two-handed, single handed and stiffer rods
Replies: 38
Views: 3493

Fighting fish: Two-handed, single handed and stiffer rods

In the days when I did a lot of seatrout fishing I hooked many salmon up to 18lbs on a 5/6 wt rod, they seemed easier to control on that outfit than on a 15ft 10w. Maybe due to increased sensitivity so you could stop them before they started, but on reflection I think maybe you could pull harder wit...
by Flybye
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Daily Planet
Topic: Tasmanian wilderness no more.
Replies: 22
Views: 4595

Tasmanian wilderness no more.

I would love to Paul, so it will happen
TK
by Flybye
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Daily Planet
Topic: Tasmanian wilderness no more.
Replies: 22
Views: 4595

Tasmanian wilderness no more.

I first went to tassie in the 70s, then you could get considerably further than Alexander, in fact almost anywhere, in an old Holden EJ. I re visited in the late 90s there was an F***ing great billboard and massive hotel at the end of the track from great lake anouncing the "wilderness". The track w...
by Flybye
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Daily Planet
Topic: Global Warming
Replies: 28
Views: 4229

Global Warming

Sounds reasonable James after all we generally know f***k all about who we now vote for except, a bit of news and tele coverage
:cool: :cool:
by Flybye
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Dolphin nose
Replies: 28
Views: 2770

Dolphin nose

had a look at your video on my laptop. Have you tried this exercise? http://www.sexyloops.com/carlos/pushandpull.shtml

Love this Paul, had forgotten all about it
TK
by Flybye
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Shock absorber - Bernd’s FP
Replies: 10
Views: 3019

Shock absorber - Bernd’s FP

Beware power gum and barbless hooks :cool:
by Flybye
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Horizontal casting on non-dominant side
Replies: 18
Views: 2317

Horizontal casting on non-dominant side

Forcing the line under the rod tip generally deals with ticking
TK

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