Classic Tuesday Tip: How to Cast to Trout in Tight Spots


This time of year, I spend a lot of time on small mountain streams, where the trout lies are surrounded by vegetation, rocks, and different kinds of current. In this video, Kent Klewein of Gink + Gasoline shows you the best way to cast to such spots. His first piece of advice is the most important: get as close as you can, so you can keep your line off the water and avoid drag.


The key to fishing tight spots is to limit the amount of line you have on the water.
Photo by Phil Monahan

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