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Thread: A great article on going for distance

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    south florida

    Default A great article on going for distance

    For those of you interested, here's a link to a great article on going for distance with a single handed fly rod, by Al Kyte and Gary Moran.

    In it the strokes of a group of tournament distance casters and a group of well regarded good casters were compared with slo motion cameras casting the same rod and same line. The same amount of line out beyond the tip for all casters - no shooting line into the false casts allowed by either group - just a pick up, two false casts and shoot forward.

    This was the first actual scientific test conducted like this I believe. It is a pdf file.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Central Florida

    Default Re: A great article on going for distance

    Hi Jim,

    Thanks for the link. There is so much good information for anyone who wants to increase their casting distance. I see several things I could work on.


  3. Default Re: A great article on going for distance

    Very Informative...thanks for the article!
    Treatyse of Fysshynge wyth an Angle...and his list of twelve flies....the jury that will condemn the trout~

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