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by Lasse Karlsson
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Late haul - early release
Replies: 6
Views: 479

Re: Late haul - early release



Haul at the end of the stroke, release when you run out of haul, if the latter isn't at or preferavly before when the rod is straight the first time, haul faster 😉

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: The overhang question
Replies: 12
Views: 436

Re: The overhang question

Without the back taper and with a thin shootingline, this is how it can look:



And without a haul :



As Paul says a rear taper and a thick runningline helps in keeping it a bit more stable.

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Casting thoughts
Replies: 6
Views: 321

Re: Casting thoughts

Too little, depends on how many flaws we put in there, remember, alot of people went out and fired of free flying shootingheads, and they all unrolled 😎

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Leader design and wind knots
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: Leader design and wind knots

[quote] The reason I sat on the video so long is that I didn't [i]actually[/i] make a knot during the 6 or 7 minutes of casting tails. I want to return with a longer leader and film the fly popping through that closed loop. I think Paul's note that the knot slides to the tippet and tightens on the b...
by Lasse Karlsson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Leader design and wind knots
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: Leader design and wind knots

I agree with paul, you took the initiative to upload the very first video of knots actually forming! Luckily my casting doesn't generate that bad of closed loops, I see them mostly at the end of my casts, and their isn't a collision, usually just a crossing. Although the fly will occasionally catch...
by Lasse Karlsson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Leader design and wind knots
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: Leader design and wind knots

Paul Arden wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:29 pm
Incidentally I think that is the first example video of tailing loops forming “wind knots“ that I have seen! Great stuff!!
Me think so too!
by Lasse Karlsson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Hauling around the tip of the index finger
Replies: 2
Views: 192

Re: Hauling around the tip of the index finger

Yup, I was there😉

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Leader design and wind knots
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: Leader design and wind knots

Graeme H wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:05 am
Here's that video:

Graeme, that is one of the best clips in flycasting!
Thanks for sharing! 😎

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 21
Views: 972

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

Paul Arden wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:17 pm
The only way I can see doing it is to build the same blank twice and measure it each time. I think we will have to draw straws for that one :D

Cheers, Paul
Just do it, because it doesn't sound logic, so not contend with drawing straws over it mate.

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?
Replies: 21
Views: 972

Re: Has anyone built there own Sage rod?

Paul Arden wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:30 am
He’s pretty big and he’s a Viking! :D
I'm bigger, and more Viking, I want evidence, not old wives tales....

Provide please!

Cheers
Lasse

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