My #1 Fly Casting Tip

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By Kyle Wilkinson I give a lot of casting lessons through the shop and I'm still yet to meet an angler who doesn't want to cast further and with higher line speed and power. Most people I work with seem to think the key to a better...

Cast With A Purpose!

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By Justin Pickett Arguably, the most important aspect of fly fishing is the cast itself. If you can’t deliver the fly properly, the chances of you hooking up spirals down the toilet. Before taking a client onto the water, my first questions have to do with...

Fly Casting Problems Are Sneaky

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IF THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH YOUR FLY CAST IT'S PROBABLY HAPPENING BEHIND YOUR BACK. Do you know what your loop is doing when you're not looking? It could very well be mucking up your forward cast. Tailing loops, collapsing lines and fizzling forward casts can...

Making A 100 Foot Cast Is Easier Than You Think

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Casting a fly 100 feet is not an unattainable goal. In response to my review of the T&T Solar a reader asked, "This may be a dumb question, but how do you get 100′ of line out on a cast?" It's not a...

The Errant Cast

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Why do we do that? While on our latest fishing trip I brought up a rather interesting subject that I just don’t get.It was windy. Like 20-30mph windy. And to add insult, the wind was blowing right into my casting shoulder. I had just made a...