Wooosh!: Shooting lines are used with shooting heads and the setup is very popular with many saltwater and salmon anglers as well as steelheaders. This article tries to cover the different types of shooting or running lines available on the market and talk about their good and bad sides.
Read the article here
Fly Line Blues
Baskets, trays, buckets
Line control: Sometimes you want to make sure that your line doesn't tangle and sometimes you want to make longer casts. A line or stripping basket, bucket or tray may be the solution. This article covers a bunch of types from rigid plastic buckets to ingenious contraptions with spikes and hooks.
More on stripping baskets here.
Listen up: A newly recorded podcast about distance casting and casting distance, made on the Danish coast by GFF partner Martin Joergensen who talks about casting while he fishes a bit. He also spends of time getting his dog under control (cows on the field behind them!) and loosing a fish.
So it sometimes goes.
Measure tape II
Flycasting: Jari Wiklund participated in the Danish Fly Casting Championships and finished second. Read his report from the event and his reflections about casting for the sake of casting and (almost) not a word about fishing. He quotes Lefty Kreh who said:
There is no disadvantage in being able to cast far
The measure tape
Shooting head talk
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