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Old 03-16-2006, 11:39 PM
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In fact I preach that the lower hand should never come higher than the upper arm's elbow - definitely not at the end of the backcast. This creates a drop in the rod tip and a loss of tension in the line which encourages shock on the forward cast, resulting in things like tailing loops. Even when the forward transition is smooth if the rod tip drops in the back the shape formed by the cast will be necessarily rounded and the loop will be inefficient and weak.

As grizz0707 will agree, do the "Heisman"
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