The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > General Fly Fishing Discussion > General Discussion

General Discussion General discussions regarding fly fishing as a whole. Ask questions. Get answers...

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21 (permalink)  
Old 04-27-2009, 09:53 PM
mojo's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Yewta
Posts: 2,080
mojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant futuremojo has a brilliant future
Default Re: outfit for 5' fiance'

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigCliff View Post
I think the main point of the strap is to show you how well the cast works when the tip doesn't drop on the backcast, so that you can't help but notice how much it sucks the next time you drop the tip.

As info, I suggested a 8' rod for her because lacking wrist strength makes a 9' rod hard to cast. (I'm not calling your fiance' weak, just making an assumption based on you buying that strap.)

I'm not lacking the strength, but have some tendonitis/carpal tunnal issues, and thus sold my TFO 10' 5wt.
Cliff and bloodhound- that wrist strap does nothing more that teach (for lack of a better word) muscle memory. Keeping the wrist straight with the tool and practicing casting is no different than putting training wheels on a kids bike. After practicing for a certain amount of time, you remove the training aid and you can either cast correctly or ride a bike.
But don't use the JW wrist lock and learn to ride a bike at the same time.
__________________
Life is not like a bowl of cherries. It's more like a jar of ghost peppers. What you eat today might burn your ass tomorrow...
Reply With Quote
  #22 (permalink)  
Old 04-28-2009, 09:06 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: tomah wi
Posts: 124
bloodhound is on a distinguished road
Default Re: outfit for 5' fiance'

MOJO thats too funny,
i am taking off work from the 9th of may to the 13th to give her some on water instruction on the root river and whitewater river of southeast MN.
hoping the river is not high and muddy. allready tied her about 20 varients of the hares ear, and couple of wolly buggers.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
October Caddis? mlwebb Coldwater Fly Fishing 10 10-03-2009 07:27 AM
Sex, Love, And Fly Fishing -- Forget About the Death and Taxes Stuff!!!! mikeo The Lodge Den 1 09-05-2008 09:37 PM
Steven helps national team secure third spot in home international fly-fishing compet Fish Bones The Daily Papers 0 07-03-2008 05:40 AM
Sneeky Pete Popper II MrEsox Share Patterns 11 04-16-2008 04:52 PM
A Thousand Ways Fish Bones Everything Else 2 01-21-2008 08:31 PM













All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.