[dropcap]I[/dropcap]ncrease line speed by treating the rod and line as if they were a baseball being pitched, and yes, your elbow is up and away from your body just as it would be throwing a baseball as hard as possible. As matter of fact, if you want more distance (200-feet), you will have to use the technique in sync with the double haul and a tight loop.
The technique, known as Abstract Hyper-Distance Theory was developed by Tim Rajeff, Rajeff Sports of Vancouver, Washington.
Here is his video of just how it is done. It is remarkably simple, but old, ingrained ways are hard to overthrow. Practice, though, makes perfect.
NOTE: Featured Image credit videoangler.com / Tim Rajeff casting Echo Boost