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Here is the basic outline of the cast and also helpful tips to keep in mind.
To completely learn how to cast, you are much better off learning from an instructor or from a good book.
of both the forward and back cast are provided. These illustrations
have large numbers around their edges that represent the numbers on
the face of a clock. When you are practicing, you can think of the
clock positions to help determine the proper rod positions. There are
two main parts to a cast,
The backcast can be broken down into three sections.
is very important that you abruptly stop the rod at the 12 o'clock
position. When you watch an experienced caster, you may not actually
see the stop, but it's definitely there.
The Forward Cast
The forward cast can be broken down into two sections.
the abrupt stop at around 11 o'clock is very important. The forward
cast power stroke is very similar to a 'karate chop' or the cracking
of a whip. The follow through just helps absorb some of the power to
allow the line to land quietly.
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