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by Graeme H
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Should we stop teaching 'loading and unloading?' The fly rod isn't a posh spring...
Replies: 5
Views: 294

Re: Should we stop teaching 'loading and unloading?' The fly rod isn't a posh spring...

I avoid the term "loading the rod" wherever possible. I think a beginner who has heard the term and is trying to utilise it will end up putting WAY too much power into their cast. It's possible (and easy) to teach someone to cast without ever using it.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Rod reviews
Replies: 45
Views: 1932

Re: Rod reviews

It's a great experiment Lasse. I've always loved this video.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Pull the line first.
Replies: 64
Views: 1518

Re: Pull the line first.

Thanks for sharing that Stefan. That's really interesting.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Lanyard segmented neck foam
Replies: 15
Views: 984

Re: Lanyard segmented neck foam

I reckon you're going to need a pool noodle to keep that lot floating! :D

cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: What a session
Replies: 11
Views: 508

Re: What a session

Awesome fish Mike. Well done.
by Graeme H
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Manshit
Topic: Gee what could go wrong!
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Gee what could go wrong!

She obviously thought you were mad Paul. Of course the cheaper one is the right choice! :D
by Graeme H
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: New to the Board, Introductions
Topic: New to the board. Hi everyone!
Replies: 9
Views: 401

Re: New to the board. Hi everyone!

Welcome back Stefan.

Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: SA Amplitude trout
Replies: 13
Views: 746

Re: SA Amplitude trout

Sharkskin line in action:

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by Graeme H
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Torque Twist
Replies: 86
Views: 4688

Re: Torque Twist

Not trying to beat you to the punch Paul, but here's the video I mentioned above, using the HT6 instead of the 'glass rod. This one also has two casts with torque thrust, both of which show something very different to pullback happening.



Cheers,
Graeme
by Graeme H
Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Torque Twist
Replies: 86
Views: 4688

Re: Torque Twist

Hi Merlin, I shot these videos to put them into Tracker. A friend and I wanted to know if there was any measurable rod tip speed difference in casts with a pullback and I thought the 'glass rod would be the most likely candidate to display that. With only two samples measured (one with and one witho...

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