Go Slow Mo Fo

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By Jeff Hickman Ask any Spey casting coach or steelhead guide what they find themselves saying most often during the day and most likely it's the words, "slow down". I have often joked about just getting a tape recorder to say it for me on repeat. But...

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...

It’s All In The Wrist

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If you're confused about how to use your wrist for a better fly cast, you're not alone. Plenty of anglers have been told not to use their wrist when they cast. The truth is, you cant make a good cast without using your wrist. It’s all...

Getting The Cast Going

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By Louis Cahill One of the hardest things for beginner fly anglers is getting the cast started. I was reminded of this the other day when fishing with a first-time angler. It’s easy for an experienced caster, who’s teaching someone, to launch right into the dynamics of...

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...