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by VGB
Thu Feb 29, 2024 4:36 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Measuring the Haul
Replies: 60
Views: 863

Re: Measuring the Haul

Because his technique captures some of the stripper guide's speed contribution to the overall haul speed while an in-line haul direction where the haul hand is moving in line with the rod alignment on a forward cast does not. I don’t think that the stripper guide contributes anything to the haul, i...
by VGB
Thu Feb 29, 2024 4:11 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Tracking and Loop planes
Replies: 35
Views: 330

Re: Tracking and Loop planes

Thus you can vary line speed, loop shape and trajectory. At any time you will keep to move the rod the closest possible in direction to target. That's what tracking is about to me. I don’t want to hit the target with the rod but the fly. Despite that thought, I would question the point of the threa...
by VGB
Thu Feb 29, 2024 4:02 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Measuring the Haul
Replies: 60
Views: 863

Re: Measuring the Haul

Hi Bernd

What do you do if you are standing under a tree, is it the same?

Regards

Vince
by VGB
Thu Feb 29, 2024 1:38 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Hauling - pulling fly line through the guides
Replies: 115
Views: 3271

Re: Hauling - pulling fly line through the guides

My subjective view is that the distance hauling technique is asymmetrical. A symmetrical movement would be much easier to learn and teach because most people can clap their hands or do star jumps.
by VGB
Tue Feb 27, 2024 6:21 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Casting practice with heavy lines
Replies: 55
Views: 5605

Re: Casting practice with heavy lines

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by VGB
Sun Feb 25, 2024 1:22 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: The most accurate fly rod
Replies: 69
Views: 1249

Re: The most accurate fly rod

I can't manage to move my rod in the vertical plane only. If I could, I would expect the rod to flex and straighten within the vertical plane, too. I doubt there are rods available where the tip would leave plane to any relevant level, while I keep the handle in plane. For this to be true Bernd, th...
by VGB
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:33 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: The most accurate fly rod
Replies: 69
Views: 1249

Re: The most accurate fly rod

I’m in the same boat Graeme, I see single rod based planes as a control drill not an end goal. As an example, I was rejigging my small stream lesson yesterday and ended up going from the dance to under the tip pick ups and over the tip presentation in a horizontal plane, a very flat oval tip path de...
by VGB
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:28 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Casting practice with heavy lines
Replies: 55
Views: 5605

Re: Casting practice with heavy lines

My wife has a fear of me learning something new, I’m taking up the saxophone next year but she has heard me singing and knows my musical limitations.
by VGB
Sat Feb 24, 2024 3:10 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Measuring the Haul
Replies: 60
Views: 863

Re: Measuring the Haul

I expect the "power haul" technique developed by Günter Feuerstein would have higher values than the typical in-line hand path we see most casters using on the forward cast as well. Measuring human efficiency is fiendish difficult but measuring effectiveness using distance is a reasonable...
by VGB
Sat Feb 24, 2024 1:38 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: The most accurate fly rod
Replies: 69
Views: 1249

Re: The most accurate fly rod

Sorry Bernd, I still don’t follow, a plane for me extends indefinitely. I can keep the rod in a 2D plane and end up with a non loop or an underslung loop, maybe other outcomes as well if I’m feeling creative.

Regards

Vince

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