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by Limpe Iven
Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Tippet breaking-tropical hot saltwater.
Replies: 21
Views: 4850

Re: Tippet breaking-tropical hot saltwater.

Thanks for the input sofar! Very helpful! Been practicing differents knots, would make for a great challenge, time limited leader to tippet knotting contest.... :) Any prefered leader formulas? Or is it a matter of adapting the leader to the style of fishing? If so, what to watch for? How to adapt? ...
by Limpe Iven
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: CCI Burn Out
Replies: 21
Views: 3450

Re: CCI Burn Out

:pirate:
by Limpe Iven
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: FFI CI exam Tailing loops
Replies: 71
Views: 6509

Re: FFI CI exam Tailing loops

bartdezwaan wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:35 pm
Any time Limpe ;)

Cheers, Bart
Email send, is you adress still freelance@......?
by Limpe Iven
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: CCI Burn Out
Replies: 21
Views: 3450

Re: CCI Burn Out

Marshall. What a brave story! My reply is not about teaching. i have absolutely no history with this board and/or interactions with famous flycasters, flycasting teaching skills nor the desire or drive to become anything licensed, certified or anything that has anything to do that even has the sligh...
by Limpe Iven
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Teaching
Topic: FFI CI exam Tailing loops
Replies: 71
Views: 6509

Re: FFI CI exam Tailing loops

One thing just came up. Doesn’t it make more sense to say “insufficient arc for the length of line”, instead of “insufficient arc for the bend in the rod”, when giving instruction. This might be harder to instantly visualize and seems farther away from the theory. But to me it seems closer to the c...
by Limpe Iven
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Tippet breaking-tropical hot saltwater.
Replies: 21
Views: 4850

Re: Tippet breaking-tropical hot saltwater.

Paul, 13,2 Lb test .104 inch thickness of tip. 1X tippet with 10 Lb test also 15 Lb leader with 0X tippet, both broke there. I checked other leaders from the same batch i bought, tried different knots too, they all remained perfectly strong. also tried to tie different knots with the same leaders/ti...
by Limpe Iven
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Tippet breaking-tropical hot saltwater.
Replies: 21
Views: 4850

Re: Tippet breaking-tropical hot saltwater.

Thanks for the replies and comments sofar. Last trip i used Rio Tapered leaders .014 inch 13.2 Lb test, adding 3 to 5 feet of rio fluoroflex (like the manufacturer suggests on the package). The time that it happened the knot (leader-tippet was gone) didn't measure how much pre-knot-tippet was lost. ...
by Limpe Iven
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Saltwater
Topic: Tippet breaking-tropical hot saltwater.
Replies: 21
Views: 4850

Tippet breaking-tropical hot saltwater.

On my last trip i expierenced that my tippet would break right after the knot. Using a standard saltwaterleader, tying on a piece of tippet with a bloodknot (carefully wetting the ends before tightening the knot), not striking by lifting the rod but setting the hook strip-striking (yes, with feeling...
by Limpe Iven
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: New to the Board, Introductions
Topic: Former lurker, picked up the rod again
Replies: 8
Views: 1961

Re: Former lurker, picked up the rod again

Hey Bart!
Yes, we once made an attempt to shoot some decent pictures. Not sure if i still have those.
I read that you where doing kinda good in a recent casting event, good for you!
I'll watch the local or Dutch events, might drop by someday!
by Limpe Iven
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: New to the Board, Introductions
Topic: Former lurker, picked up the rod again
Replies: 8
Views: 1961

Re: Former lurker, picked up the rod again

Paul Arden wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:52 am
Just imagine ten sexyloopers doing this... :D

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(Best with Lumi-lines!).
Imagine the amount of untangling in the first practice sessions....... :D

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