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Lasse Karlsson
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#131

Post by Lasse Karlsson » Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:04 pm

Brian McGlashan wrote:
Lasse Karlsson wrote:As far as I undestand it Brian, its set up so any instructor or club coach can examine it. Either you hit the target with the prescribed layout or you don't. Pass or fail.
So its YOU that examine it, on water, and whenever you want :p

How's the t-shirts coming along?

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Lasse
Hmm,examine each other,Not keen on that Idea to be honest. But if it is only a game and the cert is for nothing, then no harm in it.....I suppose.

Sent the T shirts back as the guy thought I was a McCartney fan. There's more than one Paul apparently. :blush:
Who examines the FFI thing?

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#132

Post by Brian McGlashan » Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:12 pm

Lasse,

Successful completion for all three skill levels requires verification by an evaluator. The Bronze level
challenge requires that the evaluator must be an observer (such as a Club member), a Silver or Gold
level award recipient, or a CICP Certified Instructor. Silver and Gold level challenges require an evaluator
who is a Gold level award recipient or a CICP Certified Instructor.

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Brian

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#133

Post by Lasse Karlsson » Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:52 pm

So your mates in other words? And it cost around 70$ to get a level :oh:
I guess if it was for free or something it would be ok, I suppose...

It's a hard nut to get everyone satisfied I guess :)

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#134

Post by Brian McGlashan » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:57 pm

Guess your right Lasse, but its not for me to judge as I am not part of a club.We now have 9 names so I guess it will be up to them if they want to self assess. I will give them the options.

For me It is not easy and task 7 on my left is giving me problems. That's as far as I went.Good fun though.
Craig Brown did a wee course like this at the quarry once.

Anyone else try it?

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#135

Post by Michal Duzynski » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:58 am

I've decided to save my hosepipe.
I still need to wash my car...
Found a nice, light, cinvinient in transport solution- A ROPE.

Now that a fu... BIG target- looking forward to tomorrows session.

First pic is nice and round- measuring.
Sec pic is quick open(10sec) with a centre point- still looking good.
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#136

Post by Michal Duzynski » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:58 am

...pic went the other way- anyway you know what I mean..
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#137

Post by Michal Duzynski » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:33 am

Ciao
This is how it looks like with big targets ( still couple of misses though)
Observations:
- Roll cast on the grass to the target at 40'- done
- Rollcast pickup at 30' on the grass is pain in the ass. It is a short rollcast and on the grass you cant slip much line in to the Dloop.
I do it as a slow and low horizontal rollcast, the the back cast and target at 60'
A part from focusing on the target, focus on your tracking as it might go not where you want it.

Questions:
- can I haul(a part from tasks 1,5,8,10) whenever I think its helpfull? I red the whole thing again and there is nothing,about hauling, or not hauling?

- Paul can,you just draw the placment of the object vs target for the curved casts?

A part from that, 1 more session and Im done. I can,judge it now at the clubs, if there is a need.

BRING LEVEL 2 ON MATE

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#138

Post by Paul Arden » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:10 am

Yes you can haul. It’s not been mentioned because there is no reason to prevent it.

For the curved casts I’d recommend learning to cast around objects at alll distancees short to long. This saves you walking fowards or backwards while fishing.

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#139

Post by Boisker » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:38 am

Haha... I just logged on to ask if I could haul :D
I was out doing the first couple of tasks earlier and it slowly registered that I was using a very light haul on the PUALD...
It makes sense that you can as it more akin to real world.... although it def makes it easier :whistle:

Tasks 1-7... The roll cast elements will need to wait as I don’t particularly enjoy practicing them on grass... and they will require some practice.
The overpowered curve on both sides needs practice, i’m can manage on both sides out to about a target at 20’, but need more practice to increase accuracy and %..... but 30’ i’m rubbish at, i’m gonna tie a proper fly on a hook cut off at the bend... I think the extra weight will help compared to the tiny bit of fluff I am currently using :D
Backhand... all need practice.. :D

Basically... I need to practice more :whistle:

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#140

Post by Neil Owens » Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:06 pm

Paul Arden wrote:...
For the curved casts I’d recommend learning to cast around objects at alll distancees short to long. This saves you walking fowards or backwards while fishing...

Or asking the fish to move a bit.

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