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Extra Casting Distance and Zero Backlash. - Goof #13364573 12/07/19 10:07 PM
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Turn your bait cast reel vertical during the cast to increase distance and reduce backlash.🤔🎣
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Re: Extra Casting Distance and Zero Backlash. - Goof [Re: Townsend] #13366430 12/09/19 06:25 PM
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Good one...vertical and reach for the stars

Re: Extra Casting Distance and Zero Backlash. - Goof [Re: avid_basser] #13367942 12/10/19 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by avid_basser
Good one...vertical and reach for the stars

Experts say it has to do with the gravitational pull against the horizontal vs the vertical that gets a longer cast. (Saa whaaa?) I'm too old school to switch my technique now. LOL


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Re: Extra Casting Distance and Zero Backlash. - Goof [Re: Townsend] #13368320 12/11/19 01:42 AM
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on really long casts with hang time I start to turn my spool into the vertical position. Seems to help a bit

Re: Extra Casting Distance and Zero Backlash. - Goof [Re: balazs] #13368564 12/11/19 10:21 AM
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That's great! Do you shore fish, ocean, a taller rod helps too... Depending.


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Re: Extra Casting Distance and Zero Backlash. - Goof [Re: Townsend] #13370635 12/12/19 10:17 PM
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Nope! Turning the handle up or down only allows the wrist to rotate in a more natural axis. No impact at all on distance/backlashing!

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