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...



3 Reasons Not To False Cast

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Most fly anglers do too much false casting. False casting is almost a nervous habit for many fly fishers. It’s also a bad habit. Excessive false casting is not only unnecessary, it will cost you fish. Although I’m thinking specifically about saltwater fly fishing, the same...



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...