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- Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:17 pm
- Forum: Flycasting
- Topic: Stroke length in relation to style
- Replies: 46
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Hi Graeme and All, What term or terms do you use to describe the backward and forward movement of the stroke? Hi John, Backward and forward sums it up. The how is important ... I don't need to use the words push or pull in any lesson plan, other than to say that the tip is pulling the line and the ...
- Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:59 am
- Forum: Teaching
- Topic: Should we stop teaching 'loading and unloading?' The fly rod isn't a posh spring...
- Replies: 5
- Views: 165
I avoid the term "loading the rod" wherever possible. I think a beginner who has heard the term and is trying to utilise it will end up putting WAY too much power into their cast. It's possible (and easy) to teach someone to cast without ever using it.