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Old 04-07-2013, 10:03 AM
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Default Re: What is wrong with my roll cast?

The bigger your D-Loop and the more bend you can force into your rod will allow for longer ranged roll casts... I say the more bend YOU can put into the rod because you have to load the rod... the line will not load the rod for you during a roll cast so you must put enough power into your forward stroke to make the rod bend yourself... another thing to take into account is how much line you have laying on the water when you perform your roll cast... the more line you can have lifted off the water while still having the tip of your line anchored to the water... the more efficient your roll cast will be... experiment with how high you lift your rod tip in the air during your forward stroke and timing and speed of your roll cast... it should start out slow with the lift and turn into almost a snap of the wrist as you cast forward... coming to a complete halt at the end of your casting stroke
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