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by bartdezwaan
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Examination feedback
Replies: 80
Views: 17235

Examination feedback

Paul Arden wrote:We should be the guys running these associations.
Why dont’t you? I would join.
The people I have got to know through sexyloops are the ones I would want to join in an organization. They are the most passionate flycasters around.
by bartdezwaan
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Mackenzie Fx1 Graphene?
Replies: 1
Views: 1375

Mackenzie Fx1 Graphene?

I did cast a 9ft #6.
It was not my kind of rod. To soft for me and I did not find it a crisp rod.
Not a very solid review, sorry :).
I could only compair it with a T&T which I found a lot nicer.
by bartdezwaan
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Essential Level Challenge
Replies: 180
Views: 32018

Essential Level Challenge

I think Michal has a fair point.
What will the value of the certificate be?
A bunch of friends at a flyfishing club could be giving each other a certificate.

Cheers, Bart
by bartdezwaan
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: compound taper
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

compound taper

Hi Bruce.

Thank you for your detailed description.
That makes sense.
You did an awesome job developing this line. It is my favourite for many years now :)

Cheers, Bart
by bartdezwaan
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: compound taper
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

compound taper

Why do we want a compound front taper like the MED has?
I know SA says it delays turnover. But what is the benefit?

Cheers, Bart
by bartdezwaan
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Fly line selection
Replies: 30
Views: 6929

Fly line selection

Hi Bart Didn't you use it for your test too? And yeah, that would be something closer to making it easier. I'm still waiting for someone showing up with a outbound 5 :D Cheers Lasse Hi Lasse, No. I used a vision extreme distance. They don’t make these anymore. Cheers, Bart Sorry, that's right, it w...
by bartdezwaan
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Fly line selection
Replies: 30
Views: 6929

Fly line selection

Lasse Karlsson wrote:Hi Bart

Didn't you use it for your test too? And yeah, that would be something closer to making it easier.
I'm still waiting for someone showing up with a outbound 5 :D

Cheers
Lasse
Hi Lasse,

No. I used a vision extreme distance.
They don’t make these anymore.

Cheers, Bart
by bartdezwaan
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Fly line selection
Replies: 30
Views: 6929

Fly line selection

How about a Wulff Triangle Taper? I have seen some dutch people use it. It makes the water casts easy and is quit heavy (it at least feels heavy to me. Did not weight one)
by bartdezwaan
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Essential Level Challenge
Replies: 180
Views: 32018

Essential Level Challenge

As a non native speaker a find competency a bit annoying to pronounce.
by bartdezwaan
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Tailing Loops
Topic: Arc to narrow
Replies: 35
Views: 10119

Arc to narrow

Paul Arden wrote:Thanks dude. I once won a prize for art.
I don’t doubt that. You are gifted :)

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