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by Snake Pliskin
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Oakhurst Yosemite
Replies: 1
Views: 1178

Oakhurst Yosemite

Hey I have two friends who are going to be in Oakhurst, Yosemite in September. They're young guys in their late 20's and are on their honeymoon. They are going to be in Oakhurst for a time and I want to fix them up with a days fishing with a guide. It's perhaps a long shot, but does anyone have any ...
by Snake Pliskin
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Moving Targets - Tracy's Page
Replies: 24
Views: 4966

Moving Targets - Tracy's Page

Research seems to support practising something in short bursts until you can do it with 95% accuracy.

You then move on to something more challenging and do enough to maintain the skill that you had before.

You need to be objective though I suppose!
by Snake Pliskin
Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Bimini twist
Replies: 98
Views: 29005

Bimini twist

What it tested was a claim based on anecdote, not hard data. Just because someone famous says it is so, does not mean that it actually is so. However much of a hump they get at being challenged is not a measure of how true the original claim may be. ^ This pretty much sums up the progression in fly...
by Snake Pliskin
Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Fishing Bewl. One man down
Replies: 12
Views: 3035

Fishing Bewl. One man down

Sorry!
by Snake Pliskin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: British Team
Replies: 96
Views: 17104

British Team

How many competitors from one country are allowed in the worlds? How many people could be on a GB team?
by Snake Pliskin
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: British Team
Replies: 96
Views: 17104

British Team

Indeed. Both is the key.
by Snake Pliskin
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: British Team
Replies: 96
Views: 17104

British Team

It depends on your training and what you're training for. Champion Javelin throwers aren't just strong, they're great javelin throwers. Otherwise the biggest guy would win all throwing events, which is never the case. Muscle without technique means nothing, and you'd want to be training for power an...
by Snake Pliskin
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Robin
Replies: 2
Views: 1350

Robin

Nice Hans.
Good to see some more flies posted.
Agree with the sentiment too.
by Snake Pliskin
Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: False casting with thin running line
Replies: 148
Views: 20949

False casting with thin running line

Lasse Karlsson wrote: Lots of personal biased objections floating around this thread :(
You're right again there Lasse for sure!
by Snake Pliskin
Sat Jun 07, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Pin Fry
Replies: 6
Views: 5238

Pin Fry

Oh and another thing. Could the pin fry feeding in uk reservoirs be down to unique conditions for fry habitat? There can't be as many fishable concrete bowls across the world as there are here. Just a thought.

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