Outdoor Skills- Starting a fire with a lemon

be warned, the following is a wonderful combination of human ingenuity born through scientific knowledge and a rather hopeless manner to treat whats usually a dire situation. we’d already seen a similar fire-starting method involving the creative usage of pee-pee… but this one’s bound to smell, well, better. – the ones among us that marvel […]

Fly Casting- The Anchor does Not load the rod.

when talking about rolls or Spey casts how many times have you heard that it does or that we load the rod against the anchor ? probably many, many, many but all those manys are wrong because the anchor can not load the rod, it’s as simple as that. let’s see why this beastie doesn’t have […]

Fly Casting- Dual personalities psychedelically hauled and non-hauled.

created a while back by some casting-tech geek on a casting-geek forum and slomoed and giffed for your over-and-over pleasure, this little film originally created by the Jason Borger – Grunde Lovoll duo at the Fly Casting Institute was made to show the casting stroke difference between a hauled and non-hauled cast and if i remember […]

Fly Casting- How straight is Straight Line Path ?

a very astute casting student asked me recently, “I think I’m having difficulties keeping a Straight Line Path throughout the stroke. I must be doing something wrong ?” i love these kind of comments. it shows the person is curious, really pays attention to what they’re doing and shows they’ve studied well. at this point […]