Make The Straight Line Practice Rod: Video

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By Louis Cahill Here’s a video on how to make a simple tool that will take your fly casting to a new level. A few weeks back I shared a video on how to “Stop Dropping Your Rod Tip Once and For All.” In that video I...



Shooting Line In The Backcast Is A Skill Every Fly Angler Needs

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THERE ARE A LOT OF MOVING PARTS IN A FLY CAST. There's a lot of talk about the double haul and the tight loop, and there should be, they are hugely important skills that every angler should practice. It always surprises me, however, how many experienced...



Pick Up Your Fly Line and Recast Quietly: Video

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The ability to pick your fly line up off the water quietly can be the difference between success and failure. In freshwater or salt making a loud pickup to recast can spook fish you might have otherwise caught. Of course we would all like to catch...



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...



Make Better Roll Cast: Video

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It isn’t flashy, but a good roll cast will catch you a lot of fish you might otherwise miss. Roll casting is an essential skill for any angler, especially those targeting trout. Many of the mountain streams where trout live have little room for a backcast....