Distance Casting – Steve Rajeff

Distance Casting – Steve Rajeff

Steve Rajeff teaches distance casting to FFI/IFFF Master Casting Instructors – Long Beach Casting Club – March 29, 2014

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  • 0:00 Stroke length/ Tempo/ Trajectory
  • 1:14 How many false casts when bonefishing?
  • 3:41 Note the textbook FFI definition of the trailing (underslung) loop on his distance backcast
  • 3:46 Here’s another example of the trailing loop
  • 3:51 Opening/closing wrist throughout the stoke
  • 6:10 Rod action’s influence on optimal rotation timing
  • 7:04 Tracking
  • 8:14 Thumb position
  • 8:54 Stance for tracking
  • 9:24 Haul speed
  • 10:57 Thrust
  • 12:25 Elevation of the hand?
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Accuracy Casting – Steve Rajeff

Accuracy Casting – Steve Rajeff

Steve Rajeff teaches competition accuracy casting to Master Casting Instructors – Long Beach Casting Club – March 30, 2014.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  • 0:05 Hand position changes with distance
  • 4:03 Tendency to tail from late wrist rotation
  • 5:19 Double haul enables shorter stroke for accuracy
  • 7:31 Hovering the fly
  • 8:49 Leader design
  • 12:24 Leader butt diameter and stiffness
  • 13:07 Bass Bug event
  • 13:26 DT vs.
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Discussion – 5 Essentials of Fly Casting

Discussion – 5 Essentials of Fly Casting

Presented by Carl “Bumcast” McNeil

  1. Remove Slack
  2. Timing
  3. Stroke Length
  4. Acceleration
  5. Effective Loop
1. Remove Slack
2. Timing
3. Stroke Length
4. Acceleration
5. Effective Loop
5. Effective Loop
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