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by Prinsviggo
Thu Oct 02, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: British Team
Replies: 96
Views: 16530

British Team

Why being so persistant when it comes to competing outdoors? I've always claimed it sucks. Some get a 7 m/s tailing wind and others a headwind... Great fun after two years and thousands of hours of hard work. Not! Why don't you, at least, discuss it?
by Prinsviggo
Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Translation - Rotation
Replies: 47
Views: 11080

Translation - Rotation

When i use the cradle and postpone it to the very end i loose power
by Prinsviggo
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Translation - Rotation
Replies: 47
Views: 11080

Translation - Rotation

That's my personal experience as well, to load the rod early and moving it forward through translation. In order to do that i don't rotate wrist to much, i pull my elbow down/forward and move my body. Rest of the wrist comes in later together with haul
by Prinsviggo
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Practice video
Replies: 16
Views: 4328

Practice video

Hi Bart, as most great casters you've developed a "flow" and personal style. Always details to work on though. The first thing I noticed was that with the high positioned hand. Wouldn't it be less exhausting to lower it? Also, the higher the hand the less working space for translational motion, and ...
by Prinsviggo
Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Altitude adjustments.
Replies: 11
Views: 2824

Altitude adjustments.

Interesting to hear about ideal gases and molecular weights. I agree btw. With very high humidity, is there a chance for water to form/condense on the line an make it a bit "saturated", and hence heavier in the same way an old worn out line sucks up water into the core? One thing that I know affects...
by Prinsviggo
Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Altitude adjustments.
Replies: 11
Views: 2824

Altitude adjustments.

I visit the Swedish mountains more or less every year. Altitude is between 500-800 m. I've never experienced any differences when it comes to casting and distances. If you ask me the thinner the air the easier to get further. The latter is nothing I can confirm though, just physics
by Prinsviggo
Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: 5wt. MED Distance Tournament INDOOR
Replies: 30
Views: 5342

5wt. MED Distance Tournament INDOOR

What distance is considered really good for an indoor competition these days? I've picked up training again an ask out of pure curiosity.

Cheers, Staffan
by Prinsviggo
Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: FFF event Sep-2014, Hexham, England
Replies: 270
Views: 62373

FFF event Sep-2014, Hexham, England

Huge Congrats Mathias, I know you will become a great instructor!
by Prinsviggo
Sat Dec 07, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: How do you cast?
Replies: 42
Views: 13341

How do you cast?

Not sure I understand it all but I'm sure glad someone's getting back to me this time, I call it the philosophical hour ;)

The board is great btw
by Prinsviggo
Sat Dec 07, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: How do you cast?
Replies: 42
Views: 13341

How do you cast?

Paul Arden wrote:I don't know mate, I have a natural gift for fly flytying. I'm just grateful.

Cheers, Paul
Never underestimate the ability of being greatful, probably one of the most important ones. Life starts right there.

Cheers mate

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