The idea that there is a single, “correct” casting motion is one of the great fallacies in fly fishing. Spend enough time at the casting pool at a consumer show, and you’ll see several big-name. . .
Those anglers who fish almost exclusively with single-hand rods might feel a little left out when discussions turn to Spey and Skagit casts, but that shouldn’t be the case. In this great video, . . .
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, . . .