Youre clock is wrong to start. 3 is not the middle of the boat. the angler on the front should be the center of the clock face.I’ve struggled with the communication of calling shots while sight fishing with most folks I’ve had up front. I start with an explanation, followed by them demonstrating a cast based on my call, and then adapt from there. I‘ve always tried to base the clock from the caster‘s spot on the bow, but never really considered it. I bought the below 1. as a pad to set the pole on quietly 2. To cover up a ding and 3. To give visual reference of ”the clock”. I’ve yet to test it with a live subject, but it looks to me that one of the issues I’ve had in the past is the reference of the clock location. I’m planning on just using this as the reference and moving on, but wondering how folks are calling shots with consistent success.
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This is the method I use. And I'll say the correct method. LolOne o’clock thirty feet moving right slow.
One o’clock fifty feet sitting still facing away.
One o’clock twenty feet moving left fast.
People get excited and look everywhere but the direction a lot of the time especially if they are new to it or fishing is slow.
Yeah well if we get back doored you can bet you ass I'm taking the shot.And remember, the guide probably doesn’t want you taking shots at 6 o’clock!😳
You need to send that to Seadek and have them make a pad out of it!
I will tell you that a guide I know has his line spikes different colors for clients that .... Are unaware of skiff orientation.You need to send that to Seadek and have them make a pad out of it!
I see what you mean but in that case you would want the pad on the platform but if they are that dense you might not want them looking down then at the fish, just one more time killer before that fish gets spooked.
I don't know, if I'd go quite that far. Pretty sure I'd bet on your kids before over half the adults in this countryIf someone is having an issue I will swing the bow and put the fish at 12 if we have enough room to do so. I'll have them point the rod also. I do this with my 8 and 12 year old so it should work for most adults.