Video Pro Tips: Understanding Tempo and Creep in Fly Casting

The folks at Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio, made a great series about fly casting. In this episode, Brian Flechsig talks about the importance of coming to a complete stop on the backcast and allowing the fly line to roll out behind you. The most common errors–coming forward too quickly and “creep”–can really ruin your cast, and Flechsig demonstrates how to avoid them. We’ve talked about creep before, but I firmly believe that hearing these instructions from different sources really drives home the point.

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