- Dec 28, 2015
The spring thing is easily dealt with. As is the load thing. They're both non-issues and it's surprising to me they were ever issues at all; they're easily proven wrong by anybody in their own back yards.A fly rod is a flexible (3rd class) lever. Fly rods as springs is not a useful fallacy.
Already suffering poster's remorse for saying that.....again.
The most controversial thing you haven't answered and it's the subject of the thread - the "crisp stop". Why do you think it's "part of the fallacy"?