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...



The Virtues of a Sidearm Cast in Saltwater Fly Fishing

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SOMETIMES YOU'VE GOT TO COME AT A PROBLEM FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE. I'm a sidearm caster by nature. I think it's in my DNA. I threw a baseball sidearm when I was a kid and I've cast a fly rod that way for as long as...



Three Tips for Casting in the Wind

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By Bruce Chard WHEN YOU'RE FLY FISHING IN SALTWATER THERE IS ALMOST ALWAYS WIND. Saltwater fly fishing demands your A-game. Your presentations have to be spot on and when the wind is howling, it will test your angling mettle. If you're new to the game, it's intimidating...



Making the Switch to Two-Handed Casting

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THE UNION IS DIVIDED, BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER. Not since the rivalry of cats vs. dogs has there been a break like the one between two-handed and single-handed casters. Much of it stems from some practical issues of sharing the water but there's more to the story....



Making the Switch to Two-Handed Casting

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THE UNION IS DIVIDED, BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER. Not since the rivalry of cats vs. dogs has there been a break like the one between two-handed and single-handed casters. Much of it stems from some practical issues of sharing the water but there's more to the story....