A “concave rod tip path” during the casting stroke is what lies behind the problem; at least, that is the most popular explanation about the tailing loop issue. Being a simplified view it may work at a basic level, reality is a bit different though.
Loop width control is a recurrent topic in casting instruction. Several aspects govern loop width, but “matching casting arc to rod bend” is what instructors use the most; so “if your loops are too wide narrow your casting arc” is the usual fix we offer. Continue reading →
We usually say about masters in any discipline that “they make it look easy”. Probably it isn’t just that it looks easy, I have the conviction that they look so relaxed because… well, they are totally relaxed. Continue reading →