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C.C.I.s at Last!!

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After plenty of training and studying, Tex Moore and I passed our Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF) Casting Instructor Certification test(s) this past weekend. We were in Lake Charles, LA at the Gulf Coast FFF Conclave, and completed the written … Continue reading

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Fly Fish Texas 2009

This past weekend, Tex and I scooted down to Athens for the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to give our (in)famous gear seminar. After a small start (5 folks), our class grew to close … Continue reading

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SLP = Straight Line Path

Rex Walker demonstrates to the CCI candidates. Photo by: Bart Larmouth

That acronym is the mantra of anyone attempting to become a Certified Casting Instructor (CCI) with the Federation of Fly Fishers. It relates to the path of the tip of the rod during the casting stroke – no SLP, no … Continue reading

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Lessons on “Graphite”

Or, more correctly – carbon fibre (I like the British spelling). This morning I gave a lesson to Dick Murtland, a golf-club guru with Adams Golf, who has done more with the manufacturing carbon fibre and shaft making than anyone … Continue reading

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Lessons on "Graphite"

Or, more correctly – carbon fibre (I like the British spelling). This morning I gave a lesson to Dick Murtland, a golf-club guru with Adams Golf, who has done more with the manufacturing carbon fibre and shaft making than anyone … Continue reading

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