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Video Pro Tip: How to Cast in Heavy Wind

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. . .

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Pro Tips: There is NO “Correct” Casting Style, So Find Your Own


Written by: Phil Monahan

There’s more than one way to achieve the gorgeous cast demonstrated by the late, great instructor Bill Cairns.

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. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Make Your First Cast on the Water


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s the next video in Orvis casting instructor Pete Kutzer’s series on getting started in fly fishing. Once you’ve set up your fly rod for a day of fishing, you need to get some line out in front of you, . . .

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