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The left hand pulling the line.

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Bianchetti Ivan
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The left hand pulling the line.

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Post by Bianchetti Ivan » Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:36 pm

The left hand pulls the line, in the back cast, going forward, why does it have to come back if the rotation is to be done late in the forward cast, wouldn't it be enough to wait for the rod to get there?😁

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Post by Lasse Karlsson » Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:54 pm

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

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Post by Paul Arden » Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:52 pm

It doesn’t mean slack, it means slide :)
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Post by John Waters » Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:15 pm

The most important aspect Ivan is the impact on correct body movement. The left hand position inhibits squaring up the shoulders too early in the stroke. That increases distance and decreases risk of injury to lower back.

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Post by Bianchetti Ivan » Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:23 am

John Waters wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:15 pm
The most important aspect Ivan is the impact on correct body movement. The left hand position inhibits squaring up the shoulders too early in the stroke. That increases distance and decreases risk of injury to lower back.

John
Yes John, I was thinking about this, the attempt was to rotate the shoulders late, with the barrel, but perhaps it is precisely by bending the left arm that the problem mentioned by Lasse and Paul is solved, perhaps it is sufficient to have the elbow forward also of the left.🤔😁

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Post by Lasse Karlsson » Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:56 am

Paul Arden wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:52 pm
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 behind you, doing it after it has unrolled, causes slack.

You move your linehand to the strongest possible position for your haul while the line is unrolling right? Straight out in front of you would be the weakest.

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Post by Paul Arden » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:38 am

I often leave my hand in front of me and so this very thing. There is no slack. Of course if you wait until loop straight and then delay you will have slack. So I wouldn’t recommend that :D

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Post by Lasse Karlsson » Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:38 pm

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....

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Post by Paul Arden » Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:27 pm

Of course but it’s not always about the longest cast. If it is about the longest cast then I agree! In fact I think the primary reason however for not leaving it out there is because that would mean starting the haul with a straight arm :D

For fast short-mid range shots, like I have here with my fishing, there usually isn’t enough line out to both shoot line and return the hauling hand. It’s possible to do both at the same time with some practise but I don’t see any advantage particularly because we release line before the haul has completed.

Indeed stopping people from returning the line hand can be very difficult!

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