Here’s the Latest video in Orvis casting instructor Pete Kutzer’s series on getting started in fly fishing. Every fly caster wants to be able to cast farther, but many struggle with the double . . .
I get repeated questions about the differences between switch and Spey: people are often interested in two-handed fly fishing but not sure which set up they need. Even though I think I have . . .
Heavy flies present casters with several troubling problems. We are all taught that good casting means throwing nice, tight loops and that high line speed makes for longer, more accurate. . .
In the mid 1990s, I spent a summer guiding on Alaska’s Copper River, which drains into Lake Iliamna. It’s a region known for constant, strong wind, so I spent a lot of time helping clients . . .
Welcome to another installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” starring our own Peter Kutzer, who works at the Manchester, Vermont, Fly Fishing School. In the video below, he answers a question from blog reader “griffjc,” who wrote, . . .
Fly rods come in a variety of “actions,” from slow to super-fast. As we have written about before, the action of a rod is determined by a variety of factors, such as materials, taper, and hardware. But . . .
Many anglers find that their casting technique goes to pieces when they tie on a heavy streamer or large bass bug. In this great clip from “The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing,” Orvis casting instructor . . .