Got to finally meet Geoff (happy bday Jota) at around 10:00. Got down to business right away. He took a look at my reel/rod combo and decided to set me up w/ 23 feet (I think) of the dense, fast-sink fly line. Then we went out to the casting lawn and he gauged my technique. This was part of it:
Before this clip starts, my casting/double haul was validated, and it felt pretty good!
I've essentially learned from one lesson with Pastor and a book. The main things I need to work on are stopping at 10 o'clock to let the line shoot, and to use more