Fly Casting Made Simple

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Here are three down and dirty fly casting tips that will fix 90% of your casting problems. It's difficult enough showing someone how to cast. Explaining it is even more challenging. Writing about it is another thing entirely. It's no wonder that most articles on fly...

Sunday Classic / Slowing Down and Casting Easier Can Improve Your Fly Cast

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Read the title of this article and try to live by it. It's my attempt in "one sentence", to help fly anglers quickly improve their fly casting, and it's made me twice fly caster and fisherman I am today. There's lots more to fly casting than...

Sunday Classic / Has Distance Casting Hijacked Rod Design?

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How often do you really make a 100 foot cast? Every time I visit a fly fishing trade show and walk by one of those 100' casting ponds filled shoulder to shoulder with anglers all trying their best to land their fly on the far end...

Don’t Let The Two-Handed Rod Eat Your Brain

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By Louis Cahill It's like the zombie apocalypse out there. When you pick up a two-handed rod for the first time, it's pretty common to experience information overload. It's like you pick this thing up, make one cast and discover that some bloodthirsty zombie has eaten your...

Sunday Classic / How’s your double haul?

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Whether in saltwater or fresh, most experienced casters employ the double haul. It's possibly the best technique for creating line speed and generally energizing your line during the cast. It's also a great way to create casting problems when done incorrectly. One of the fundamentals of the...