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by Paul Arden
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: River Scouting
Replies: 0
Views: 5

River Scouting

Interesting FP from Mika https://www.sexyloops.com/index.php/ps/river-scouting And something very close to me as well at the moment. The plans here are to open a river for Mahseer using local Orang Asli guides (I’ll train them) and I plan to turn the river into beats. However the first thing I need ...
by Paul Arden
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: What the Body Does: Fly Casting, Biomechanics and Sensory Motor Learning
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Re: What the Body Does: Fly Casting, Biomechanics and Sensory Motor Learning

One of the biggest problems I have with instruction is the fear of teaching "style". Quite frankly I think that is the most important thing to teach, ie good form! I know where it came from, it came from students going to one instructor and having their style changed. However I think nowadays we und...
by Paul Arden
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Analysis and Observations on Fly Cast Video Footage
Replies: 21
Views: 419

Re: Analysis and Observations on Fly Cast Video Footage

Yes - that would be my accuracy cast. I really want to see that too. Finding somewhere to shoot videos of loops has always been a challenge for me. I'm off to Europe on Monday for three weeks. I'll keep my eyes open for somewhere suitable.

Thanks, Paul
by Paul Arden
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: What the Body Does: Fly Casting, Biomechanics and Sensory Motor Learning
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Re: What the Body Does: Fly Casting, Biomechanics and Sensory Motor Learning

Hi Mark, nice, I've read though your thoughts. "Balance" is certainly the key. Most casters try casting off balance/"pushing"/leading with the hand. Good casting form starts from the ground up, and while short leader casts may only be wrist movement, the caster still needs to be in good balance. A g...
by Paul Arden
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Viking Lars FP
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Viking Lars FP

Depending on weight, I often use a pair of forceps as a hand vise for the hooks while tying. I find having a mobile kit essential, not only for tying unexpected flies but also for modifying existing ones. Another thing I find extremely useful is having permanent ink marker pens for changing colours ...
by Paul Arden
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: New to the Board, Introductions
Topic: New Member from Ireland & San Francisco
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: New Member from Ireland & San Francisco

Hey Gavan, great to have you here! How does the golden gate casting club function? Can you just turn up at any time and practise?
Cheers, Paul
by Paul Arden
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Analysis and Observations on Fly Cast Video Footage
Replies: 21
Views: 419

Re: Analysis and Observations on Fly Cast Video Footage

Truly excellent Dirk! I shall endeavour to find somewhere suitable to film loops. I’d love to have both accuracy as well as distance loops analysed and contrasted. Maybe also some dynamic rolls and aerielised snaps.

Many thanks,
Paul
by Paul Arden
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: What the Body Does: Fly Casting, Biomechanics and Sensory Motor Learning
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Re: What the Body Does: Fly Casting, Biomechanics and Sensory Motor Learning

Very important subject for me. Thanks. Just back in the land of the Internet. I’ll post something both interesting and unusual tomorrow. :D
by Paul Arden
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Slow down on the backcast
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Re: Slow down on the backcast

Great thread. Lots of excellent advice. With this criteria it sounds to me that he is casting using force through a wide arc You can fix this just with the “squeeze stop”. Instead of 40ft cast 20ft. Triangle Method if you are stuck. I’m not sure I would identify it as too much power instead of too m...
by Paul Arden
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Manshit
Topic: It's happening
Replies: 9
Views: 119

Re: It's happening

Hey that’s amazing mate!!! Congratulations!! I’m delighted for you :yeahhh: :yeahhh: :yeahhh: Power to the Duzynskis! :pirate: Nice to see that the casting field influenced your purchase :D

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