CASTING TIPS: STEP 1
Technique is important - this is how you should prepare to cast.
CASTING TIPS: STEP 2
Leaders will help you confidently hit that cast with extra oomph.
CASTING TIPS: STEP 3
If leaders are banned, then spool up with tapered line!
CASTING TIPS: STEP 4
If there is rough ground or serious snags, reach for Armakord!
CASTING TIPS: STEP 5
Ed Betteridge prefers the Tournament shape for long-range work.
CASTING TIPS: STEP 6
A simple Hybrid lead clip and tubing is perfect for range work.
CASTING TIPS: STEP 7
The addition of an anti-tangle sleeve will reduce tangles even further.
CASTING TIPS: STEP 8
Mark your lines to hit the same spot every time.
CASTING TIPS: STEP 9
Rods of at least 3.5lb test curve will help enormously.
CASTING TIPS: STEP 10
When using leaders, always position the knot at the back of the spool, so it can't catch the line.
CASTING TIPS: STEP 11
A finger stall should ALWAYS be used when going for the big chuck.
Casting Tips Mechanics
Casting further is all about tackle and techniques. We've assembled a list of tips that'll help you cast further the next time you need to give it the big 'un!
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