Master Class Monday: How to Fly-Cast in Heavy Brush


The best trout are often in places where other anglers don’t even attempt to make a cast. In this video, Dave Jensen shows you how to cast in heavy brush, using the steeple cast and also a modification of this useful fly cast. The steeple cast does not need to be a major effort, with your arm way up over your head. Watch how easy and relaxed it can be. And Dave also shows you how to keep your back cast very high by maintaining a fixed arm at a high horizontal angle, then using mostly your wrist (Heaven forbid!).

Watch for further installments of Master Class Monday every week here at Orvis News, in the Advanced Tactics playlist our You Tube Channel, and on the new Advanced section of our Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center.

3 thoughts on “Master Class Monday: How to Fly-Cast in Heavy Brush”

  1. I would like to take my 14 year old grandson to fly fishing 101 in Manchester Vermont in May. May I have dates and costs of such an endeavor. Myself (71 y/o) and grand (14 Y/o) preferably on a saturday in May or 1 full day on a friday. Thanks

    Dr. Bern Graney

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