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Are you a Centerpin fisherperson? If you fish Centerpin methods you need to view these discussion about gear, centerpin techniques, float fishing methods and tactics.
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by robofitter » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:44 pm
You all were very helpful in your recent replies and I thank you!
Now I would like to ask some questions about the wallis cast, please.
Do you pull on the line & then cast? Do you do both at the same time?
Do you have to hold the business end in your hand first?
by axisgear » Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:57 pm
A quick lift off the spool will give you another 20 or so feet at the end and that is the "spinning side cast".Good to know in tight spots. I like the swing cast,too. Try as many different ways to cast as you can and perfect those that you can as casting IS the hard part of centerpinning![if there is a hard part! ]
As far as the "Wallis cast" goes,timing is everything.I like to pull as I cast according to the weight of the payload and the distance I would like to achieve. Bigger loads further= more pull,Lighter and shorter=less pull. If I want to get further with less,I use a spinning side cast[mix of Wallis and side cast] as seen above.Good to know in a pinch,but don't rely on this line twister of an abomination.
A modified swing cast can be used with light terminal tackle after some practice.
Sorry,I probably confused you more! Feel free to PM me.
by GobyOneGnoby » Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:10 pm
http://www.questoutdoors.net/skills/cen ... llis-cast/
Randy does a great job demonstrating the Wallis cast, but remember he's left-handed. It didn't make sense at first until I really paid attention. There are other types of 'pull' casts that many people call a Wallis cast that are good for most situations.
by cglynn » Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:53 am
Another good resource is flyandfloatfishing.com They have several videos showing different casts. I personally use the pull cast, as it allows for good range, virtually no line twist, and is easy to learn.
The secret to most any cast with the 'pin is timing. Let the rod load up as you swing it towards your target, then get the spool spinning and release your line. After a while it becomes second nature.
by Bow Buster » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:26 pm
I've said it on other site and I will say it here LEARN ONE cast and MASTER it. Then once you have master that one cast then move on to another.
The cast I demonstrated on the Quest site is the traditional wallis cast. It seems awkward at first but after some practice it becomes second nature. Timing is very important. Any screw up in that catagory and you'll have a hook stuck in your finger or a nasty birds nest.
You should also check out a video made a number of years ago by a Brit named Glenn Smith. He goes by "Spindle" on Quest. I believe you may be able to view it on Youtube. He is very knowledgeable on the subject of centrepinning.
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