Don’t Ride the Brakes During Your Fly Casting

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Are you finding that you're lacking distance and falling short of your target with your fly casting? Is your power and line speed insufficient? If the answer is yes, I bet you're also getting a fair amount of tailing loops or dreaded wind knots aren't you?...



Does Casting Technique Matter For Small Stream Trout Fishing?

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By Louis Cahill You can sure catch a lot of trout with no more than ten feet of fly line, but does that mean that casting doesn’t matter? I had this conversation recently. I was fishing a classic, pocket water stream with a friend and at some...



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....



The Salt Water Quick Cast

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One of the most crucial skills in salt water fly fishing is shooting line. Everything happens quickly on the flats and the angler who can put his fly on a fish sixty feet from the boat with only two false casts will have a distinct advantage. It's...



The Bow Clock

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If you can't communicate with your guide, you're fishing blind. Communication is the key to successful saltwater fly fishing. Flats fishing with a guide is a team sport, and like all team sports, The team must work together to win. Your guide has a couple of...