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Old 12-05-2004, 08:35 AM
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I interpreted the slow rod requirement, not with it being a casting necessity, but rather that is makes the act of maintaining a continuous load much less difficult. Ed has said somewhere in one of his peices, that maintaining a continuous load with a fast rod isn't an easy thing to do. I think everything with regards to desired rod action and the broad sweep of the casting motions all derives from this original starting point.

AFAIK, if you can manage a continuous load with a fast rod, then there's absolutely nothing that prevents you from executing tight motion, proper Skagit casts.
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