Why All Fly Anglers Should Be Watching Their Back Cast

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By Kent Klewein No fly angler should ever feel ashamed to watch his/her back cast when trout fishing. In fact, if you make a habit of consistently watching your back cast, you'll become a much better fly caster overtime and catch a good deal more fish when...

3 Ways to Improve Your Fly Casting on the Flats

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About ten years ago, I embarked on my first international saltwater fly fishing trip, with a couple Texas boys I'd previously met while chasing peacock bass in the Amazon. The saltwater trip took place down in Mexico, specifically the Ascension Bay area. Our primary target...

Rely On Muscle Memory for Difficult fly Casts

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By Kent Klewein I learned a long time ago that most of the time my clients cast better in high pressure situations when they’re relaxed, confident and keep their head out of the game. It’s really easy to think that the more difficult a fly fishing...

Limit False Casting to Improve Your Casting Stroke

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When we first start out fly fishing and we're still learning the mechanics of the casting stroke, it's very common for many of us to make excessive false casts in between our presentations. For some of us, excessive false casting is an excuse to impart...

Keeping The Energy In Your Fly Cast: 2 Common Mistakes

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By Louis Cahill An energized fly line is crucial for a good cast and a good presentation. The act of casting a fly line is really just a matter of transferring energy. We often use the word throw, as in, "Throwing big streamers," but that isn't an...