We are often trying to learn new knots for fishing, boating or just around the home. Here is a short list of some knot terminology used at times when describing knotting or rope parts in general. One term we often come across for instance is the “standing end”.
The above video is John Waters talking about distance casting, but he has a great explanation of the basic position and casting stroke (we will talk about distance casting another time).
Presented by Carl “Bumcast” McNeil
- Remove Slack
- Stroke Length
- Effective Loop
There are a number of types of fly lines, one of the common differentiators of these is fly line density. Fly lines have different densities, each density is used for a different method of fly fishing. At the highest level, fly lines either float or sink.