Has anyone been out Chucking lately?

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Has anyone been out Chucking lately?

Postby kstaff » Fri Jun 01, 2007 1:20 pm

Hi All,

just wondering if anyone has been making the most of these fine evenings and getting out for a chuck?

I have a few clips which I'll try to put up over the weekend and 2 really good night time one's.

Ever cast in the dark with a tip light on your lead?

It's like Star Wars!!
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Postby m.b3 » Fri Jun 01, 2007 2:26 pm

still out the back... :cry:
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Postby Mr_Green » Fri Jun 01, 2007 3:16 pm

Haventr been out at all.... hope to keep up the curragh soon
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Postby fishinmidget » Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:49 pm

I've bin out a few times....but it has bin mainly messing or working on technique. haven't hit any great numbers.
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Postby EoinMag » Fri Jun 01, 2007 6:43 pm

I still haven't got my eventual casting rod, I'll be practising my multi work on my bass rod. I hope to get a zzipplex, but still don't know really I think I need to maybe try some rods out, but Primo Synchro would be what I'm hoping to get if they work for me.
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Postby kstaff » Sat Jun 02, 2007 2:10 am

Got out for a few yesterday, tryin the new (Ebay) 4500HPM Zippy with the lighter leads, it's a beauty for them. Got a few good ones away then PaddyC put me under pressure with a few Monster casts and I cracked off twice in a row!! :oops:

I find I'm making small adjustments everytime I'm out and when it feels right try sticking to it. Plenty of work to do but making steady progress.

Was hoping to get up to see the UCC on Sunday but it's not lookin great weather wise :(

Eoin I hope to have a new Primo soon so I'll keep you posted.
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Postby EoinMag » Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:25 pm

I was out today on a nearby sports field trying out my new Sl20SH and the first time I tried out my Mag Elite. Just getting used to the CT cages, can't wait to get a more powerful rod to put some welly into it.
I managed one rough crack off with the slosh and one not so bad birdy on the mag elite.
I've put the large red brake blocks in the Slosh to slow it down for now.
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Postby James Barry » Sat Jun 02, 2007 7:33 pm

Still waiting (2 weeks) for my greys syntra I ordered from tonys tackle, will be out practicing as soon as i get it,
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Postby coaster » Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:03 pm

Went out today for a chuck.
Well impressed with the results.
I'm not sure what distance I'm casting but have improved by 35-45 yards by using a rod that has been lying around the shed (unused) for a while. :lol:
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Postby paddyc » Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:56 pm

what rod was that paul? lidle do a depth counter for a fiver that can be attached to the rod once you have cast,and simply place the line around the wheel and wind in as you do so it clocks up the metres, there not 100% but should give you a rough idea give or take a few metres.
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Postby kstaff » Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:27 pm

If it helped his casting it must be a Magic Rod! :P Harry Potter wants it back!
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Postby coaster » Wed Jun 06, 2007 2:52 pm

kstaff wrote:If it helped his casting it must be a Magic Rod! :P Harry Potter wants it back!


Back in your box :)
After a bit of tuition I'm gong to blow you out :lol:
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Postby coaster » Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:02 pm

paddyc wrote:what rod was that paul? lidle do a depth counter for a fiver that can be attached to the rod once you have cast,and simply place the line around the wheel and wind in as you do so it clocks up the metres, there not 100% but should give you a rough idea give or take a few metres.


Cheers paddy. I will have to get one of those depth counters.
The rod is a Cono Flex 147 max.
It is rung half and half. Will suit f/s or multi. Fixed reel seat in the up the butt position which I don't like but it is working.


In fairness to kstaff he has taught me one thing


[img]http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f321/powerpaul/a.jpg[/img]
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But I'm still not as good at it as him :wink:
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Postby paddyc » Thu Jun 07, 2007 9:17 am

sweet! looks like you hitting it ok.... Was out last night with andrew for a few hours and did a bit of work on the 175g/0.35 it really is a DEAD COW!! stiff as a board this morning.. :evil: but back for more this eve...
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Postby Mr_Green » Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:20 am

im hitting nice distance with my affinty and 7ht...
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Postby coaster » Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:14 pm

Mr_Green wrote:im hitting nice distance with my affinty and 7ht...


Cool. Fancy getting out for a chuck soon
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Postby kstaff » Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:22 pm

I'd say the reel was like that before you cast it! You need to work on your line lay before learning to cast!! :D

In all fairness to Coaster he can hit them sweet, it's all that power he has in the mid section!! :D
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Postby coaster » Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:51 pm

kstaff wrote: it's all that power he has in the mid section!! :D


You don't know how right you are. I have it cleverly disguised as fat :wink: :lol:
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Postby Mr_Green » Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:12 pm

sure paul...name the time and place lol... ive got most evenings free this week... i use a field down by the waterpark rugby club but ive been told the caretaker is a Idiot so i dont know if this is a good spot :? ..any ideas
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Postby MAC » Wed Jun 13, 2007 10:34 am

Hey Stafford, Are ye up for a cast this evening???

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