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Post by Paul Arden » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:30 pm

Very important cast this one and is often the first one I teach... http://www.sexyloops.com/flycast/single-spey-45/

Lots of ways of performing/teaching it too.

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Post by Lou Bruno » Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:38 pm

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In my reading I noticed some authors advocate sweeping the rod into the bank regardless if the degree change is 45 or 90.
What are the advantages doing that when the degree change is 45?

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Post by Paul Arden » Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:41 pm

Hi Lou,

with 45 degrees it is an unnecessary movement, however sometimes when someone is struggling to turn the anchor around with a 45 degree angle change then I teach a 90 with the in-sweep. However once you've learned the cast it shouldn't be necessary with a 45 degree angle change.

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Post by Lou Bruno » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:30 pm

Thanks Paul
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Post by Paul Arden » Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:42 pm

Hi Lou,

Where problems come in is when the student lifts outstream and not vertically. This makes it difficult to turn the anchor around. Cutting into the bank prevents from happening, but for a minor angle change such as this, so long as the Lift is vertical, it shouldn’t be a problem to turn the anchor (and would be seen as wasted movement). At least that’s how I see it and how it’s examined at AAPGAI.

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Post by Lou Bruno » Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:45 pm

Thanks Paul

I just finished watching most of your single hand spey cast, I see sweeping towards the back comes in handy with other spey cast...good info.
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Post by Paul Arden » Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:10 pm

Hi Lou,

Sweeping towards the bank? (Not “back”)? If so yet, it’ comes in handy with all the Spey casts.

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Post by Lou Bruno » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:29 pm

Paul

Sorry, typo. As a general rule when would you sweep towards the bank?
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Post by Lou Bruno » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:38 pm

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I'm back watching the SL app video for the 90 degree SS. The second move after the sweep towards the bank looks like a diagonal move across the body to position the anchor.

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Post by Paul Arden » Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:50 am

Hi Lou,

You can actually make the second movement to be a cast outwards across the lake, when you are adventurous. I’m not sure at which point this becomes a different cast but they are all Single Speys to me!

I cut in for large angle changes.

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