One problem that many fly casters struggle with is knowing when to release more line. If you release too soon, the line moving up through the guides “unloads” the rod, causing your . . .
Written by: Peter Kutzer
Welcome to another installment of “Ask an Orvis Fly-Fishing Instructor,” with me, Peter Kutzer. In this episode, I demonstrate how to cast in windy conditions. Before we proceed, a word of caution: Whenever there’s any kind of wind, your first priority should always be. . .
Most people don’t consider shooting fly line to be an advanced tactic, but even many veteran anglers don’t shoot line at the point of maximum efficiency for a great cast and maximum . . .
The most popular casting video that Pete Kutzer has ever done is “The Basic Fly Cast” (below), which has been viewed almost 1.2 million times. But I am a big believer that people learn in . . .
Welcome to our ninth installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” in which we answer readers’ questions about their biggest fly-casting problems. A few weeks ago, reader “Steve” wrote, . . .
One of the most common questions I get on the podcast is about casting big flies. People think they are doing something wrong when casting huge streamers because they can’t get the . . .
A lot of anglers struggle to learn the double haul, even when someone else demonstrates it for them. That’s why I like to post several different teaching methods for the same cast, in the hope that . . .