Choosing a line for your switch rod Part 3 the RIO Switch and Skagit Short reviewed.

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On a couple of steelhead trips last year I wound up fishing with borrowed rods. They were switch rods, a Winston and a Ross, and I had the chance to fish them for both summer and winter steelhead. I really liked the feel of these...



Getting A Grip On Fly Casting: Video

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No one grip is right for every casting situation. In general, there isn't enough said about grip in fly casting. I spent the first half of my life with a poor casting grip. I finally ran into a gentleman who helped me find a grip that...



Fly Casting Tip: Don’t Ride the Brakes During Your Casting Stroke

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Are you finding that you’re lacking distance and falling short of your target with your fly casting? Is your power and line speed insufficient? If the answer is yes, I bet you’re also getting a fair amount of tailing loops or dreaded wind knots aren’t...



4 Tips to Get You Roll Casting Like a Pro

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A solid roll cast is every angler's best friend, here's how to improve yours. You've just spotted a big head break the surface on the far bank, gulping down a struggling mayfly drifting in the foam. The excitement of discovering the trophy trout feeding triggers your...



Louis’s Saltwater Casting Drill

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There's no debate, practicing your casting makes you a more effective angler. But all practice is not created equal. Simply heading down to the park and hucking as much line as possible doesn't accomplish much. A while back we published a practice routine recommended by Tim...