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540 foot Cast: Real or Fake?

 
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:24 pm    Post subject: 540 foot Cast: Real or Fake? Reply with quote

A couple of weeks ago Steve Rajeff smashed the distance record for fly casting with a 243 foot cast in Toronto. Now obviously, throwing lures with some serious weight and a stiff spinning/baitcasting/surfcasting rod almost anybody could beat that distance, but the video above seems ludicrous. I have no idea what a country mile is, but if you do the maths this guy's cast is 540 feet. Something tells me this is nonsense.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmmmmm.......Master Baiters perhaps?


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

don 't know...
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 11:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

load of shit! no other way to call it!
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Err 540' - I don't think so Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can smell the bullshit from the other side of the ocean!
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So we have "shit" from JAT and "bullshit" from Chris. What a good year for the roses....... Twisted Evil


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Well done chaps, excellent opinions all round I think!


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not a chance
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 12:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can't see a problem myself, I often cast a para fly that far on a #4 WF. Wink Smile
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