Fly Rod Grip – Keep it Consistent

4 comments / Posted on / by

A COMMON MISTAKE THAT I SEE WITH MANY OF MY FIRST TIMERS IS THEY FAIL TO KEEP A CONSISTENT FLY ROD GRIP WHEN THEY'RE FIRST LEARNING HOW TO CAST A FLY ROD. Without notice, they often shuffle their rod hand around on the cork, which ends...

Rely On Muscle Memory for Difficult fly Casts

2 comments / Posted on / by

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

6 comments / Posted on / by

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...

Practice Your Fly Casting With A Plan

13 comments / Posted on / by

I believe that most fly anglers don't practice their casting because they don't really know how. Most anglers count on fishing time to improve their casting. Fishing and practicing are two very different things and if you are working on your cast while fishing, you're not...

Keeping The Energy In Your Fly Cast: 2 Common Mistakes

2 comments / Posted on / by

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...