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Old 02-27-2005, 12:24 PM
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Common Faults in Single Spey

Common Faults: (placeholder - further detail on each to follow)

Lift too high or fast
Trunking bottom hand
Hinging due to excessive overhang of running line
Over-accelerated sweep back to d-loop
Overhand-esque flick of rod tip causing turbulence in d-loop
Anchor placed on wrong side of caster (cross-over at cast)
Slipped anchor
Excessive anchor
Piled anchor
Downriver BloodyL
Upriver BloodyL
Excessive dip
Excessive upward force on d-loop formation
Path of acceleration not straight
Rate of acceleration not smooth
Tailing loop
Incomplete turnover
Recoil at end of cast
Hitting the rod
Hitting yourself...
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