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by Will
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Rod reviews
Replies: 45
Views: 1508

Re: Rod reviews

My take on Lasse’s video is: 1) the effect of rod action on loop shape is much less than we think 2) however, there is a small effect on loop shape (driven by counterflex) to which we are very sensitive I think that’s it. This was/is ground-breaking because none of us would have predicted such a sma...
by Will
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Teaching method
Replies: 9
Views: 692

Re: Teaching method

Apologies for not submitting a thorough scientific review here 😁. My aim was to make the point that both “learning styles” and Myers-Briggs are controversial. My view is that any fly casting instructor who tries to ascertain someone’s “preferred learning style” and tries to stick slavishly to it, wi...
by Will
Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Teaching method
Replies: 9
Views: 692

Re: Teaching method

Totally agree about Hudl. It’s a brilliant way to build detailed awareness of movement. For me awareness is the key!
by Will
Sat Dec 21, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Barbes vs barbless
Replies: 35
Views: 1869

Re: Barbes vs barbless

This one is interesting as it covers impacts on reproduction of poor handling.

http://online.fliphtml5.com/xjqqa/fmsu/#p=8

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by Will
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Teaching method
Replies: 9
Views: 692

Re: Teaching method

by Will
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Lars FP about the bullhsitting line manufacturers
Replies: 113
Views: 6750

Re: Lars FP about the bullhsitting line manufacturers

I must say it puzzles me why we have to have a standard in the first place. Just tell us what the head weighs in grams, and how long it is, and then rod manufacturers can tell us what range of line weights they think work for their rods. Another thing that puzzles me is why rod manufacturers think i...
by Will
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Progressive rod?
Replies: 19
Views: 1655

Re: Progressive rod?

I knew there was a reason I didn’t like the Guideline Reactionary range...
by Will
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Progressive rod?
Replies: 19
Views: 1655

Re: Progressive rod?

I’d buy that rod Lasse. Mainly for the cuppa. 👍
by Will
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Reducing bounce from backcast shoot
Replies: 19
Views: 1843

Re: Reducing bounce from backcast shoot

Great stuff! Glad to be of help. 👍
by Will
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Reducing bounce from backcast shoot
Replies: 19
Views: 1843

Re: Reducing bounce from backcast shoot

I’ve just read James’s FP from today. Could’ve saved my fingers and just directed you to that! 😁

Yep, same dangling end (or BDB as James christens them).

Quite pleased that Tracy and James came to similar conclusions as me. Phew! 🙂

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