The road to becoming a fly fisher begins with casting. You need to get the fly to the fish, after all. But even many experienced anglers, especially those of us who are primarily self-taught, . . .
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. . .
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, . . .
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 . . .
The idea that there is a single, “correct” casting motion is one of the great fallacies in fly fishing. Spend enough time at the casting pool at a consumer show, and you’ll see several big-name. . .