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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?
- Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:59 pm
- Forum: Flycasting Physics
- Topic: Translation - Rotation
- Replies: 47
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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
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 ...
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...
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
- Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:35 pm
- Forum: Flycasting
- Topic: 5wt. MED Distance Tournament INDOOR
- Replies: 30
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What distance is considered really good for an indoor competition these days? I've picked up training again an ask out of pure curiosity.
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