Back in February this year I posted about The Meaning of Slack. The opening paragraph went like this: “As part of the Einstein Series I wrote about the Straight Lines Rule and part of that was casting with straight lines which means fly lines having as… Read More
Practice objective changes from going long while staying accurate to improving accuracy by improving efficiency.
Here I am, back at the keyboard after another practice session. Going back a few posts I wrote about regressing after an extend fishing trip to Tassie. You can find that one here . As part of fixing the problems I shot some more footage… Read More
Here’s one for the kinaesthetic learners, for folks who enjoy being mindfully in touch with their bodies and for anyone else who gets the general idea. Way back when I read A River Runs Through It I remember coming to the bit about Norm’s dad… Read More
As part of the Einstein Series I wrote about the Straight Lines Rule and part of that was casting with straight lines which means fly lines having as little as possible slack in them. The reason to avoid slack is that taking up it is a… Read More
Here’s the story. Early December last year I go out for a practice session, my first since a 5 week fishing trip to Tassie. After loosening up a it I try a distance cast. It lands nicely and close to the tape but it’s a… Read More
I know, wouldn’t it be nice if: a change of leader would give us reliable turnover a new line would give us more distance a special line lube would double the length of line shoots a new rod with top secret technology would magically increase… Read More
Here’s something fairly short and sweet. When shooting line, what is the best time to release it? A few months ago I needed to have a play with my line release timing. My shooting distances didn’t seem to match the line being carried. Carry increased… Read More