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Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Mirrored casting right teaching left
Replies: 15
Views: 425

### Re: Mirrored casting right teaching left

Anyway, as I wrote previously, it’s not just about the process of teaching the left hand, it’s the same as teaching any advanced skill; we actually need to work out exactly what it is that we are doing. This happens naturally in the context of double-handed casting. And the result, in my opinion, i...
Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Using Video while teaching
Replies: 43
Views: 5129

### Re: Using Video while teaching

Question: How do you set things up to get the best contrast where you can see the line? We don't have any big blue walls around here. I have bumped into this visibility issue with videos. Orange line in sunlight against trees works fine, but I can not always achieve that. Here is an example: this i...
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Snap T 90
Topic: Snap T 90 degrees
Replies: 6
Views: 2569

### Re: Snap T 90 degrees

That’s nice! So the tip path on the snap down is longer? Yes. Physicists, please excuse my French, but while I was solving the problem I was thinking about keeping upstream momentum small while maximizing downstream momentum. Personally I’ve never understood why we would put a Snap T onto the water...
Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Snap T 90
Topic: Snap T 90 degrees
Replies: 6
Views: 2569

### Re: Snap T 90 degrees

There is actually a solution to do two snaps but gauging length is always a problem this way. A far better solution is to aerielise the snap (snap over instead of under), sweep the rod around and then draw the line back into position with an on-shoulder snake roll. The line only anchors after the S...
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Snap T 90
Topic: Snap T 90 degrees
Replies: 6
Views: 2569

### Re: Snap T 90 degrees

Greetings. I was doing some snap-ts today, with a 15' rod. When the amount of fly line outside the rod tip was around 62' (excluding leader), I started to have trouble with the location of the anchor: after the snap, the tip of the line ended too far "upstream." This was on stillwater, though. So, i...
Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Looking for online MCI mentor
Replies: 4
Views: 790

### Re: Looking for online MCI mentor

I have received some names and contact info for examiners who might be interested. I have sent messages out, let us see what happens. I am not in any hurry. Nice distance by the way :cool: Using my default criteria - it has to be consistent, and look easy and smooth - the backcasts tick some boxes, ...
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Line management video/description
Replies: 19
Views: 1586

### Re: Line management video/description

Out of curiosity: does someone use old climber's trick when managing running line?

I have practised it a bit, but do not usually have huge amounts of running line to mess with (running water, long heads).
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Looking for online MCI mentor
Replies: 4
Views: 790

### Re: Looking for online MCI mentor

I do it for free for HT owners. I’m currently doing one MCI and one CCI. Usually around 4 per year. Mostly it’s all theory and going through the tasks. That is a tempting offer, I will think about it. For casting the Board is actually a great place to upload videos for help - and for asking any que...
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Teaching
Topic: Looking for online MCI mentor
Replies: 4
Views: 790

### Looking for online MCI mentor

Greetings. I am looking for someone to remotely mentor me in some MCI tasks. I would upload casting videos and email some questions. Payment would be via PayPal. This is me training early this morning. New rod, new camera, new style. The man is (pretty) old, though, but still got up at 5am just to e...
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Dangerous casting conundrum
Replies: 25
Views: 2288

### Re: Dangerous casting conundrum

Lee Cummings wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:25 pm
It’s pretty old Jarmo, pre OPST’s formation anyways
No doubt about it. The OPST video is nice, though, and the name is pretty catchy too.