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by Graeme H
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Stroke length in relation to style
Replies: 46
Views: 931

Re: Stroke length in relation to style

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 ...
by Graeme H
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Stroke length in relation to style
Replies: 46
Views: 931

Re: Stroke length in relation to style

I avoid both terms. They're confusing in this context.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
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

Re: Should we stop teaching 'loading and unloading?' The fly rod isn't a posh spring...

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.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Rod reviews
Replies: 45
Views: 1447

Re: Rod reviews

It's a great experiment Lasse. I've always loved this video.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Pull the line first.
Replies: 64
Views: 935

Re: Pull the line first.

Thanks for sharing that Stefan. That's really interesting.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Lanyard segmented neck foam
Replies: 15
Views: 810

Re: Lanyard segmented neck foam

I reckon you're going to need a pool noodle to keep that lot floating! :D

cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: What a session
Replies: 11
Views: 337

Re: What a session

Awesome fish Mike. Well done.
by Graeme H
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Manshit
Topic: Gee what could go wrong!
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: Gee what could go wrong!

She obviously thought you were mad Paul. Of course the cheaper one is the right choice! :D
by Graeme H
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: New to the Board, Introductions
Topic: New to the board. Hi everyone!
Replies: 9
Views: 226

Re: New to the board. Hi everyone!

Welcome back Stefan.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: SA Amplitude trout
Replies: 13
Views: 576

Re: SA Amplitude trout

Sharkskin line in action:

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