In this great video from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center chapter on Finding Trout, casting instructor Pete Kutzer explains why the reach cast is so useful–because it incorporates a mend into the cast. This helps the angler achieve a better dead drift. But Pete doesn’t stop there. He goes on to share his tips on how to make a standard reach cast even better.
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