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Old 02-16-2018, 02:09 PM
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Funny. I too am left handed and remember an incident that makes me think you might be onto something.

A friend picked me up and we drove over an hour to a trout hole and within a few minutes I proceeded to catching trout while my right handed friend struggled. I gave him the exact same fly and let him fish where I was standing and he couldn't hook into a trout. I went back to the spot and caught another 3 trout in 10 minutes. In 30 minutes of fishing I had caught 12 trout total and my friend had only one bite. Righty got mad and piped up ,"Let's go!!!" It was a real quiet ride home. Long drive for 30 minutes of fishing.
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I fish left handed and tie all of my flies left handed. I also think left handed.

Is the reason I "out-fish" all of my right handed friends due to the fact that I am left handed?

Often feel pity when fishing with right handed people.
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Old 02-17-2018, 04:00 PM
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I fish left handed and tie all of my flies left handed. I also think left handed.

Is the reason I "out-fish" all of my right handed friends due to the fact that I am left handed?

Often feel pity when fishing with right handed people.
Funny you mention it. There was a famous study done out of Orillia Ontario that shows fish have better right vision then left and due to the mirror affect water has on light defraction means flies cast from the left have a 71% increased hooking rate.

My left handed buddy is the exact same way. Most people ignore science in fishing stats so great for you to bring up these facts.

Also rivers flow west to east and a lefty walking upstream casting will gravitate to the southern bank which is shaded and has 74% more fish then the sunny north Bank.
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Old 02-18-2018, 06:01 AM
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Your statements must be true.
You have percentages and everything.
How could anyone doubt what you've said?
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Old 02-18-2018, 06:35 AM
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Famous lefties:

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The list goes on and on!
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Old 02-18-2018, 07:04 AM
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Left handed folks should be proud of their heritage.

Very proud indeed.

It is said that the supreme bean made left handed humans first,,, that alone should make them feel good.

I was telling a friend of mine this and he was thrilled knowing this,,, he asked why would the supreme bean make left handed people first.

My reply was that he wanted to start with something simple.

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Old 02-18-2018, 07:33 AM
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Ouch!
You think along the same lines as Mr Flyguy.
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Old 02-18-2018, 08:58 AM
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Funny you mention it. There was a famous study done out of Orillia Ontario that shows fish have better right vision then left and due to the mirror affect water has on light defraction means flies cast from the left have a 71% increased hooking rate.

My left handed buddy is the exact same way. Most people ignore science in fishing stats so great for you to bring up these facts.

Also rivers flow west to east and a lefty walking upstream casting will gravitate to the southern bank which is shaded and has 74% more fish then the sunny north Bank.
I've never "gravitated" I guess. After FFing for 60+ years, I walk the north bank and righties I'm with the south.

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Old 02-18-2018, 04:51 PM
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You better get with the program.
According to the Bapists - http://www.landoverbaptist.net/showthread.php?t=49703

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Wow! That clown is a real piece of work!
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Old 02-19-2018, 04:52 PM
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Ya gotta be careful with righties. Some of them are Baptists.

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Old 02-19-2018, 07:43 PM
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Ya gotta be careful with righties. Some of them are Baptists.

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I'll never look at righties the same way ever again and henceforth give them all a sideways glance.
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