Louis’s Fly Fishing Yoga

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Here are two simple stretches that will help your fly casting. From time to time I see a fly angler who has trouble with their casting because their shoulders are too tight. A limited range of motion can cause all kinds of problems with your cast....



Better Fly Rod Grip For Better Casting: Video

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The grip is the most fundamental part of your fly cast. When I’m helping someone with their casting, their grip is always the first thing I look at. The grip is so basic that many anglers never take time to learn it. A bad grip has...



The Teardrop Cast

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By Louis Cahill The Teardrop cast is a soft presentation fly cast that’s handy for targeting spooky fish. I learned this cast from a guide in the Bahamas. It was a day I’ll never forget. It was a dark, cloudy day but there was no wind. We...



Presenting A Fly With Your Back Cast Is Like Being Ambidextrous

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LET’S TALK ABOUT WHAT I THINK IS ONE OF THE MOST UNDER-RATED SALTWATER FLY CASTS. THE BACK CAST PRESENTATION. Imagine being ambidextrous and never having to worry about what direction the wind is blowing. That's what a back cast presentation can do for you. Using your...



Stop Dropping Your Rod Tip Once And For All: Video

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If you’ve ever been told that you are dropping your rod tip, waving your rod, or that you need to shorten your stroke, congratulations, you have the most common casting problem in fly-fishing. Most fly casters struggle to keep their rod tip traveling in a straight...