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by Lasse Karlsson
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Fly casting challenge 2
Replies: 9
Views: 169

Re: Fly casting challenge 2

Proper mono shootingline, and stretch it good before 😉

On for the challenge, both of them, did 100+ the other day at night so....

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Cradle grip?
Replies: 11
Views: 436

Re: Cradle grip?



Need more than just the third finger to rotate, but its a nice way of staying loose till the end.

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Analysing loop propagation
Replies: 202
Views: 5727

Re: Analysing loop propagation

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From Doug Swisher and Carl Richards , flyfishing strategy, 1. Edition 1975.
by Lasse Karlsson
Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Flycasting - 2 handed
Topic: Spey to Overhead ratings
Replies: 17
Views: 1370

Re: Spey to Overhead ratings

Sure but I don’t think making a dynamic roll cast ever feels the same as making a long overhead cast and neither feels the same as making an overhead shooting head cast. Cheers, Paul A good spey delivery, a good overhead longbelly delivery and a good shootinghead delivery all feels very similar to ...
by Lasse Karlsson
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Flycasting - 2 handed
Topic: Spey to Overhead ratings
Replies: 17
Views: 1370

Re: Spey to Overhead ratings

Graeme H wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:41 pm
The rod bends less with lighter line.

Cheers,
Graeme
That depends on the caster, not the line...

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: That whuuumpin' feeling
Replies: 19
Views: 746

Re: That whuuumpin' feeling

Because we're at the wrong end of the lever here 🙂

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Flycasting Physics
Topic: Analysing loop propagation
Replies: 202
Views: 5727

Re: Analysing loop propagation

I teach casting to students and I aim to take my own casting as far as I can. I've used my understanding of this to improve all sort of things I do and teach. For example, these things are easier to do or explain when the loop is treated as a wave: Morphing loops Excessive overhang Landing an aeria...
by Lasse Karlsson
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: The left hand pulling the line.
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: The left hand pulling the line.

If you don't wait to almost loop straight, you waste alot of stroke length, and unless you're Frank, you will have a problem with a long carry, which is what we are talking about here, dancing on thin ice, not jumping on concrete....

Cheers
Lasse
by Lasse Karlsson
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: The left hand pulling the line.
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: The left hand pulling the line.

It doesn’t mean slack, it means slide :) Try not moving your hauling hand from the straight position in front of you from your backcast, then wait to start haul until your rodhand gets there and starts rotating. You will get slack. Slide would be moving the hands together while the line unrolls beh...
by Lasse Karlsson
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: The left hand pulling the line.
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: The left hand pulling the line.

You will be feeding line, instead of starting to move it, an that means slack 😉

Cheers
Lasse

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