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by Morsie
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Leader designs
Replies: 102
Views: 11234

Re: Leader designs

Asari Graeme. Its also available as one of the Tackleworld house brands, same line but I forget what they call it - if I remember I'll let you know. Bloody beautiful stuff but not at the business end, too soft in my view. Dirk we used to use Cortland 50lb Cobra shooting line (for fishing - great stu...
by Morsie
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Leader designs
Replies: 102
Views: 11234

Re: Leader designs

Boisker I use ultra green. Yes its a little stiffer than I would like when its dry but with a good soaking, and use, it becomes much softer. I like it for the range of sizes its available in and for the smaller spools as well. Thomas one of the unseen and often not considered consequences of a coili...
by Morsie
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Leader designs
Replies: 102
Views: 11234

Re: Leader designs

Agree completely with Bruce. I don't like the idea of stiff butts. Some years ago some tarpon guys were advocating stiff butts out of material like Mason and then I saw a slo-mo movie of a fly line with a stiff butt attached and when the loop reached the butt the leader stood up and any fool could s...
by Morsie
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Statements that make you go Hmmm? #1
Replies: 47
Views: 10060

Re: Statements that make you go Hmmm? #1

Sure there are casts we can use that are perceived as "stopless" won't help you in the CI and and student we teach to cast like that is going to have issues elsewhere. The stopless cast is a progression, first learn how to stop and then unlearn it later on. And theoretically we are supposed to stop ...
by Morsie
Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Statements that make you go Hmmm? #1
Replies: 47
Views: 10060

Re: Statements that make you go Hmmm? #1

Theoretically if there was no stop the rod would go round and round and round and round forever.....................otherwise it hits the water/ground/grass and that'll stop it.
by Morsie
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Flycasting - 2 handed
Topic: Movies of Grant Casting.
Replies: 18
Views: 7523

Re: Movies of Grant Casting.

And Lars I did note that those stills were taken from a movie. That would be worth tracking down, but I'm sure others have tried.
by Morsie
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Accuracy
Replies: 47
Views: 5825

Re: Accuracy

Jeez look at Rajeff's stops. Bloody beautiful.
by Morsie
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Flycasting - 2 handed
Topic: Movies of Grant Casting.
Replies: 18
Views: 7523

Re: Movies of Grant Casting.

Brilliant link, Thanks Lasse.
by Morsie
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Accuracy
Replies: 47
Views: 5825

Re: Accuracy

Do they deduct points for tails and out of shape loops in those comps Lasse?

Carol \/ \\/ \\\/ would be my suggestion but unfortunately I can't alter trajectory on a keyboard. But as Lasse says find what works for you, and allows you to maintain "shape".
by Morsie
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Flycasting - 2 handed
Topic: Movies of Grant Casting.
Replies: 18
Views: 7523

Re: Movies of Grant Casting.

You are right Lasse, 65ft with a 21 footer is what was mentioned in the book, I thought I'd read that he'd beaten it some years later. Have you cast a 21 foot rod like these, I'm guessing they were greenheart.

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