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by Dung Fly
Wed Jan 17, 2024 9:08 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: ICSF WC Flycasting Sweden 2024
Replies: 108
Views: 3205

Re: ICSF WC Flycasting Sweden 2024

It’s fairly simple…. 1 - generate a name (International Association of Competition Fly Casting). 2 - Agree on the Disciplines to be cast. 3 - Agree on the rules for each Discipline. 4 - Create a board/committee 5 - Agree on a format that is achievable, inclusive & economically viable. 6 - Once a...
by Dung Fly
Thu Jan 11, 2024 8:14 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: ICSF WC Flycasting Sweden 2024
Replies: 108
Views: 3205

Re: ICSF WC Flycasting Sweden 2024

“ You need to at least cover the actual costs of the volunteers, and you need quite a few of them. If you do not, then you end up having none left. We all need to work together to better fund these things. Sponsor and government contribution is what other sports survive on. One has to do that locall...
by Dung Fly
Wed Jan 10, 2024 8:22 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: ICSF WC Flycasting Sweden 2024
Replies: 108
Views: 3205

Re: ICSF WC Flycasting Sweden 2024

“ Why is it so expensive this time?”

Perhaps the Swedish Federation are short of money 🤔

Do not forget the annual ICSF membership fee 🙄 If it’s the only event your country / federation are compete in then you need to factor those charges in too 😬
by Dung Fly
Mon Nov 20, 2023 7:32 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: WC rules and it's impact
Replies: 247
Views: 7447

Re: WC rules and it's impact

Paul - children would rather play video games in the comfort of their homes than stand in a field or river getting cold / wet for no reward.
by Dung Fly
Sun Sep 24, 2023 8:42 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: WC rules and it's impact
Replies: 247
Views: 7447

Re: WC rules and it's impact

@ George C

Thanks for the pictures, a nice ‘lite’ build rather than the bamboo pole effect that is seen on many ‘commercial’ builds, where the high build is about 3mm thick 🙄
by Dung Fly
Sat Sep 23, 2023 7:26 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: WC rules and it's impact
Replies: 247
Views: 7447

Re: WC rules and it's impact

Not an expert on this but surely there are a couple of things to consider when comparing the weight of a rod when laid on a set of scales. Your hand & reel placing are important, the hand is the ‘pivot’ to which the rod is held, the reel can act as a balance weight to counter act the weight of t...
by Dung Fly
Wed Jun 28, 2023 6:05 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Why should an organization invest in casting sport?
Replies: 4
Views: 611

Re: Why should an organization invest in casting sport?

I think that you have to spin that 180 Why they should invest in Casting Sport (or any other ‘stream’ of sport) Inclusivity, broader spread of potential participants, access to a wider knowledge base etc. Identifying benefits will aid your case whilst also providing information as you should never a...
by Dung Fly
Tue Jun 13, 2023 8:42 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: WC - overall
Replies: 182
Views: 11232

Re: WC - overall

Create some rules, numbers in the team, which events are included etc. pretty sure that once the ICSF board see how successful they are they will be easy to adopt.
by Dung Fly
Wed Feb 15, 2023 7:31 am
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: Tracy #7 distance
Replies: 33
Views: 4000

Re: Tracy #7 distance

Lasse - that he does, it makes you wonder many casters/anglers opt for the elongated style that can add tracking issues. 🤔

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