Fly Casting: Power and Control

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By Louis Cahill I’m just back from four days fishing for golden dorado at Parana on the Fly Lodge in Argentina. Dorado fishing is the most demanding fly fishing I know and, days later, I still have the sore muscles to prove it. We target these apex...



Saturday Shoutout / Echo Casting Tips

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No one knows more about fly casting than the Echo Man, Tim Rajeff. I can watch Tim cast for hours. It’s just a thing of beauty, but in addition to being one of the worlds best casters, Tim is also the best casting instructor i know....



Bruce Chard’s Double Haul Drill

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Today begins a special five part video tutorial on building blinding line speed. Line speed is the most important component in successful salt water fly fishing. There's plenty of finesse involved but line speed is the cost of admission. If you can't build the speed...



Making an Effective Short Presentation

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Most angler worry about casting distance, but an effective short cast is often the most challenging. I once heard a captain say, “If you think casting a fly rod a hundred feet is hard, try casting one ten.” There is a lot of truth to that....



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...