Arizona Fly Fishing Forums  

Go Back   Arizona Fly Fishing Forums > Arizona Fly Fishing > Tight Loops

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 05-16-2012, 04:59 PM
Flygirl's Avatar
Flygirl Flygirl is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Mesa Az
Posts: 892
Quote:
Originally Posted by JasonJones View Post
Gentleman... lol
Nothing wrong with maners Would you rather I call you heathen?
__________________
The water you touch in a river is the last of that which has passed, and the first of that which is coming, Thus it is with time.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 05-16-2012, 07:13 PM
2BFSHN's Avatar
2BFSHN 2BFSHN is offline
Here We Go
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Mesa
Posts: 226
Quote:
Originally Posted by Flygirl View Post
Nothing wrong with maners Would you rather I call you heathen?
Woke up when I heard heathen. It was good to see flygirl teaching the rollcast last Sat. When my casting fades a little it is back to basics. Beginning with a stiff wrist and a high delivery. When I feel the rod is loading well good things happen. With a roll cast the feel for the rod loading is challenging for me. At times I may imagine punching into an afternoon breeze to have that sharp stop feeling. Maybe joining flygirl on Sat is best.
__________________
thank you for the waterside conversation
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 10-20-2012, 06:54 PM
DrLogik's Avatar
DrLogik DrLogik is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Posts: 226
Without seeing you cast it's hard to offer any advice other than the rod handle needs to travel a straight line toward the target and come to and abrupt stop after the power snap in the wrist. Hard to explain. If you have Joan Wulff's casting video (best on the planet) you'll know what I mean.

If your forward stroke is rounded or an arc, you will have a pile-up as the leader comes falling down on itself. An arc just will not generate the necessary line speed to roll the entire line and leader out. Pretend your hand is attrached to a rail that is pointed directly at the target and it cannot leave that rail as it travels toward the target. When your thumbnail (as a rifle sight) reaches the target, power snap (snap the wrist forward) and come to an abrupt stop AT THE TARGET. The line and leader should roll out like a charm.
__________________
http://www.drlogik.com
´¯`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸ ><(((((º>
`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸.·´¯`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸.·´¯`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸ ><(((((º>
¸¸.·´¯`·.¸ ><(((((º>

Last edited by DrLogik; 10-20-2012 at 06:58 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 10-20-2012, 10:20 PM
freddieflyfish's Avatar
freddieflyfish freddieflyfish is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Mesa, AZ
Posts: 1,412
I was told that it is more difficult to roll cast with a weight forward line. .... a double tapper is better. Is there any truth to that....... I'm not offering any casting advice....I'm the worst caster on the planet!!
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 10-20-2012, 10:33 PM
MudBug's Avatar
MudBug MudBug is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Scottsdale
Posts: 2,742
it depends on how far.

If it's a 30 foot roll cast and you have a 37 foot head on your WF line then no

The running line on a WF line won't roll cast very well, but the head will.
__________________
450 Bushmaster Forum
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 10-21-2012, 10:39 AM
Kypechaser's Avatar
Kypechaser Kypechaser is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 345
I have to agree with Dub. Fished 7x with 22's on monster Pseudoclon hatches last month up in CO 5-6 ft of 7x is 3 or4 feet too much. In addition a fly larger than an 18 will cause the dreaded twister.
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

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Logos, Trademarks are property of their owners. Other content Copyright 2006-2015 azflyandtie.com . All Rights Reserved.