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- Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:42 pm
- Forum: Teaching
- Topic: Should we stop teaching 'loading and unloading?' The fly rod isn't a posh spring...
- Replies: 5
- Views: 154
Personally, I think as an introduction to a beginner... load is fine, the concept of a load and something ‘springing’ back is easy to grasp.... It may not be correct in SL terms, but I think it is easier for someone to intuitively grasp than ‘flexible lever’... most people really don’t care what the...
That vid still freaks me out slightly :D I’ve used the cup and tea and smoking a fag description myself... when describing just how different my little 6’ glass rod feels to my scott radian (which admittedly is 9’).... It definitely felt far, far slower and even after seeing Lasse’s vid multiple tim...
- Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:02 pm
- Forum: Flycasting
- Topic: \|/ or \\\|/ Push Vs Pull, rotating through the stroke or at the end of the stroke
- Replies: 27
- Views: 642
I prefer chopstick casting
Not normally, but occasionally... I particularly like casting to ‘At The River by Groove Armada’... sun setting and having had a glass or 2 of vino or some green.... not sure how much it helps develop my actual casting technique, but it is very relaxing and feels hypnotic
- Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:37 pm
- Forum: Announcements
- Topic: Sexyloops Gathering 2020
- Replies: 24
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Goof stuff Paul... I’ll provisionally blank out the dates. Although we may still book to go to NZ for 6 weeks Feb 21, in which case I doubt finances will allow. Where exactly is the ‘base’ accommodation... although Zagreb is closest airport I’d probably book whatever the cheapest combo of flight and...
I had my pb UK wild brown this year.. between 22-23”, big fat belly... it’s a rubbish photo, as it’s obscured by the net. Very distinctive fish as it has it’s top lip missing. Perfect evening fishing, it was sipping spent mayfly right under overhanging bushes in a large back eddy... it took me about...