Saturday Shoutout / Echo Casting Tips

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No one knows more about fly casting than the Echo Man, Tim Rajeff. I can watch Tim cast for hours. It’s just a thing of beauty, but in addition to being one of the worlds best casters, Tim is also the best casting instructor i know....

Get A Better Grip On The Spey Rod

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ALL FLY CASTING IS ABOUT CONTROL AND TIMING, NOT POWER. This is never more true than in Spey casting. Perhaps because there are more moving parts to a Spey cast, rod and line control are crucial. This is especially challenging for the beginner whose muscle memory...

4 Tips for Making Better Backhand Presentations

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MOST OF THE ANGLERS THAT I RUN INTO ON THE RIVER, THAT ARE BEGINNERS OR OF INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL, SEEM TO ALWAYS HAVE A BAD TASTE IN THEIR MOUTHS WHEN IT COMES TO PRESENTING THEIR FLIES DURING THEIR BACKCAST. For whatever reason, anglers that fall into...

The Reach Cast: Video

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The reach cast can be the difference between catching fish and not. All too often you find yourself casting across fast water to a rising trout on the far bank. It's a classic set up and one that can make you crazy. You land your...

It’s All In The Hips

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By Justin Pickett Ever find yourself making the same poor presentation over, and over again? Or maybe it’s not that the cast is poor, but you are trying to work different areas of a run and your fly keeps landing near the same spot each time....