Posture Matters For Fly Casting

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How many times did your mother tell you to stand up straight? Well, I’m guessing she wasn’t a casting instructor. Almost every time I work with anglers on their casting, we end up talking about posture. I realize that fishing is a leisure activity, but fly...



Improving Your Water Haul Cast

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By Justin Pickett Fly-Fishing around tight canopy can prove challenging, and, here in the southeast, there is plenty of it. Rhododendrons dominate the banks, along with wise, old Hemlocks, Oaks, pines, and many other bushes, shrubs, grass, and flowering flora. Because of this, I often do my...



The Single-Hand Snap T Cast: Video

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Here’s a powerful spey cast you can make with your single-hand fly rod. The snap T is a familiar cast to any two-hand angler. It’s one of the essential spey casts, but its not just for the long rod. In fact, once you start using this...



Fly Casting Tip – Rely On Muscle Memory for Difficult Casts

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Visiting Yahoo today to check my emails, one of the headline articles titled "Why We Choke When All Is on the Line" caught my attention. As I read the article, it reminded me of a lesson I learned a long time ago as a guide,...



Fly-Fishing: The Stop

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By Louis Cahill There is nothing more important about a fly cast than how it ends. There are a lot of moving parts in a fly cast. Plenty of things have to be done right for everything to go perfectly. That being said, you can get away...