Shorter rods, up to a point, tend to be inherently more accurate in their casting abilities than longer rods are. As anglers, we are all different individuals, with different builds, strengths, reaction times and capabilities. So what I find to work the best for me may work very differently for you and no one size will fit everyone, or their fishing environment, best.
Keeping that in mind, personally, 33s cast more accurately for me than the 36s, 39s and 45s do. I haven’t been able to tell as much difference with the sub 3 meter rods as with the longer ones. I was just wondering if anyone else out there has noticed a fall off in accuracy when fishing with the longer rods and why that might happen?
I believe the places you would fish with a longer rod does not require as much pin point accuracy in the natural scheme of things as fishing the smaller waters does, so less accuracy is isn’t as noticeable under those conditions. Also, with a longer lever, any slight miss alignment in the casting hand is magnified many times over at the line end of the rod. Longer rods require the use of longer lines as well, giving the wind an expanded surface area to work on as well as on the rod blanks them selves, making a higher degree of accuracy harder to attain with the longer rods. The additional Tip Heaviness the longer rods have also takes its toll. I would appreciate hearing any and all thoughts you may have on these matters…Thank You…Karl.