Re: Double Hauling Every Cast.
I think it's natural to be putting some action on the line with your stirpping hand... not necessarily full on hauling, but some action that works to fine tune your loading/unloading. The only time my stripping paw isn't influencing my line is when it's not on it.
... But a lifelong journey.
I choose fly rods the same way I do women, motorcycles, and cowboy boots...
go with what ever feels good, and keep on hand as many as I can afford