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    May the joy of the seasons last till it's time to...

    May the joy of the seasons last till it's time to do it all over again. From the other Florida, (AKA) The red neck Riviera.
  2. Its been my experience that most students know...

    Its been my experience that most students know more about learning, than instructors know about teaching.
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    It isn't about me, I'm the instructor who had to...

    It isn't about me, I'm the instructor who had to figure it out. It works for the students, Instructors seem to have a hard time accepting that the students do get it, I understand. It's very...
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    I'm going to draw the line, form, shape and aim...

    I'm going to draw the line, form, shape and aim the loop." That is one example. Changes are of course made as we talk further about manipulation and yes Physics. Students learn on many different...
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    Even Lefty came around to my way of thinking in...

    Even Lefty came around to my way of thinking in that he in his later years learned to advise students, you don't "cast" a fly rod.
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    Students hear what you say, they cannot hear what...

    Students hear what you say, they cannot hear what you under stand when you say the word "casting" thus they respond with their own understanding and interpretation of the word 'casting". To most...
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    Learning curve cut to minutes rather than years. ...

    Learning curve cut to minutes rather than years. When a student tells you they learned more in minutes than they have working with instructors for 10 years. You start to understand you've found a...
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    Perhaps I should ask have you tryed to teach a...

    Perhaps I should ask have you tryed to teach a fly rod student the fundamentals fly rod manipulation, performance understanding' without using the word, 'casting'.
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    I was just wondering of those who may have...

    I was just wondering of those who may have learned to teach with out using the word 'casting'. I know how effective it is, an how difficult it can be for an instructor to put into practice.
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    How about , draw, project , aim. Is that not...

    How about , draw, project , aim. Is that not part of forming the loop shaping, deciding the energy path and direction?
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    Teaching without useing the word 'Casting'

    Just wondering if anyone on here has learned to teach fly rod performance to students with out using the word 'Casting'. Id be the first to admit its tough, but oh the rewards are so in the results...
  12. Thread: A passing ...

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    There's a voice missing in the choir tonight ,...

    There's a voice missing in the choir tonight , yet we will hear it long in the following, as you are never gone till your forgotten. Thank you Lefty for having been who you are.
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    Merry Christmas and may your today be almost as...

    Merry Christmas and may your today be almost as good as your tomorrow.
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    May the season lift you up and the spirit fill...

    May the season lift you up and the spirit fill you with joy and promise. That and remember, hang tight in the turns, keep a boot tip on your hemline, you know the neighbor boys will peep if your...
  15. Thread: 50 years

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    It is not that he was, it is that he is still,...

    It is not that he was, it is that he is still, with them with whom, he still is.
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    Keep your desired expectations always a little...

    Keep your desired expectations always a little higher than you anticipations. Souls with kindred belief will find the path to reward.
  17. Thread: Casting II ?

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    In all my years of working with fly fishermen,...

    In all my years of working with fly fishermen, something they finely convinced me of was that they really didn't have any bad habits, they had poor understandings and gaps in their information. Once...
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    Hardy Golden featherweight spools

    Spools new in the box's, 2 1/2" bubble wrapped, never seen line looking for new home make offer.
  19. Thread: Casting II ?

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    Students hear what you say, not what you meant. ...

    Students hear what you say, not what you meant. An instructor should hear the lesson thru his students ears. If your going to teach someone the fly rod, bring a spinning rod to remind yourself what...
  20. Thread: Mullet on fly

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    Were are you planing on fishing for them? Ive...

    Were are you planing on fishing for them? Ive caught a lot of mullet on on spinning rods, but only a few on the fly rod.
  21. Thread: Chat Room

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    For quite a while, several years I think.

    For quite a while, several years I think.
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    To wish you a happy birthday is its own reward to...

    To wish you a happy birthday is its own reward to us, please be so kind as to allow many more opportunity in the years to come.
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    'Fisher' comes to mind as close to your...

    'Fisher' comes to mind as close to your description.
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    Merry Christmas to all who are wish and willing...

    Merry Christmas to all who are wish and willing to do so, as for the rest of ya....... Oh never mind, your not reading this thread any way. :grin:
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    There are so many off the paved road directions...

    There are so many off the paved road directions and dimensions that just go totally unconsidered I just cant understand why people stopped looking at the same ole thing.
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