2-Hand vs 12wt - Fly Fishing Forum
Art of Casting Analysis, refinement of the cast

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 07-17-2007, 08:23 AM
Sean Juan's Avatar
Sean Juan Sean Juan is offline
Local Boob
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Cape Cod
Posts: 257
2-Hand vs 12wt

I just had a question.

This year I've been using a 2-handed rod to cast very large bunker and squid patterns - took some doing but I've finally got the cast down to the point where the big flies really aren't that much of a problem.

I was just wondering though that before I had a 2-handed rod I was trying to cast these same flies with a 10wt - the 2-hand casts the equivalent of a 12wt - so maybe that wasn't a fair comparison.

I also heard, and this may just be something you hear in the streets, that a 12wt one handed rod - for the most part - is designed more with lifting/fighting fish in mind than as a casting tool.

Reason I'm asking is I do a lot of kayak fishing where the 2-hand is of limited use, and just curious how it would compare to a heavier one handed rod.
Reply With Quote
 

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LL Bean 12WT MoMo For Sale by Owner 4 01-28-2008 05:24 PM
Lamiglas G1000 12wt KENAIKING For Sale by Owner 1 05-15-2005 10:42 PM
Leading lower hand (2-hand overhead) myfishcasting Art of Casting 7 02-14-2005 06:55 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:45 PM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)