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#12265933 - 05/27/17 05:38 PM Went Fishing...
fshng84 Offline
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Normally would be out kayak fishing this time of year. But, not able to go today. Decided to hit the local pond for some switch rod casting practice. Fun stuff... windy but no issues with it. Even caught a couple of Bass! Video.


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#12266019 - 05/27/17 07:14 PM Re: Switch Rod Casting Practice... [Re: fshng84]
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Agree, it is fun...but more importantly it is a terrific technique in certain situations... like in fishing a wide river for these silver and king salmon



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#12266195 - 05/27/17 10:00 PM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: Meadowlark]
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Originally Posted By: Meadowlark
Agree, it is fun...but more importantly it is a terrific technique in certain situations... like in fishing a wide river for these silver and king salmon

Nice fish Meadowlark! Have not gotten any Bruisers like those with the Switch Rod. Have had fun with Striped Bass at Denison, whatever bites at LLELA, and the Trout at TRWD Flyfest back in March!

Denison Dam #1
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#12272578 - 06/01/17 12:53 AM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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More practice today... no Bruisers but did get five Bass! Video Post.


Edited by fshng84 (06/04/17 06:18 AM)

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#12272699 - 06/01/17 07:23 AM Re: Switch Rod Casting Practice... [Re: fshng84]
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Have you tried spey casts with that setup? I find it more enjoyable than overhand casts on my 2wt. It's a little challenging in stillwater, but it can be done. And when you pull off a perfect snap T, that line flies.
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#12273756 - 06/01/17 03:48 PM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: BoPro]
fshng84 Offline
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Originally Posted By: BoPro
Have you tried spey casts with that setup? I find it more enjoyable than overhand casts on my 2wt. It's a little challenging in stillwater, but it can be done. And when you pull off a perfect snap T, that line flies.


Yes but need more practice on the snap t... do like the snake roll, have used it at times when there is no room behind even with a switch cast or roll cast.


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#12273788 - 06/01/17 04:04 PM Re: Switch Rod Casting Practice... [Re: fshng84]
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Originally Posted By: fshng84
Originally Posted By: BoPro
Have you tried spey casts with that setup? I find it more enjoyable than overhand casts on my 2wt. It's a little challenging in stillwater, but it can be done. And when you pull off a perfect snap T, that line flies.


Yes but need more practice on the snap t... do like the snake roll, have used it at times when there is no room behind even with a switch cast or roll cast.


The snap T is often described as a straight up and down motion, but I've found that using more of an inverted "V" shaped motion to work better. But, I prefer the circle "C" over the snap T. I find the C moves more line and is easier to control.

Have fun!
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#12274134 - 06/01/17 07:27 PM Re: Switch Rod Casting Practice... [Re: fshng84]
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June the 6th the Fort Worth Fly Fishers will be having their annual casting clinic, and there will be casting techniques on so many styles.

check out their facebook page
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#12274575 - 06/01/17 11:00 PM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: Trout Bum]
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Cool on the casting clinic!

...Foam Grasshopper still working again today! Still having fun with the Switch Rod. Post.


Edited by fshng84 (06/04/17 06:18 AM)

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#12277347 - 06/03/17 07:27 PM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: fshng84]
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Purple Damsel Fly worked for three bass this round today. Was not planning on fishing but there was a break in the rain. So, grabbed the first rod that was handy... was the Switch Rod! Video.


Edited by fshng84 (06/04/17 06:19 AM)

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#12277534 - 06/03/17 09:41 PM Re: Switch Rod Casting Practice... [Re: fshng84]
Linecaster Offline
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Did not See any switch casting in the previous video, fool me once!!!
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#12277688 - 06/04/17 06:20 AM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: Linecaster]
fshng84 Offline
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Thanks Linecaster.
Good point. Corrected the subject line.


Edited by fshng84 (06/04/17 06:20 AM)

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#12278225 - 06/04/17 02:32 PM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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No rain this morning. Made it out hoping to run into more Bass. Instead, it was Bluegill! Pics.

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#12278697 - 06/04/17 09:37 PM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Originally Posted By: fshng84
No rain this morning. Made it out hoping to run into more Bass. Instead, it was Bluegill! Pics.


PS: Used the Switch Rod today to catch Bluegill... here is the video of the "practice session" with the rod. Video.

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#12281744 - 06/06/17 05:12 PM Re: Went Fishing... [Re: fshng84]
fshng84 Offline
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Trying to get a round of fishing in. Till then, here are a couple of fishing tips...
DIY Fly Line Leader.
Google Earth Tips for fishing!


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