Here's a great video trip from Capt. Bruce Chard of Gink & Gasoline, who demonstrates a simple method for picking up a long line to recast. The two problems that a caster has to deal with are . . . Read More
You don't have to cast as well as the late, great instructor Bill Cairns. . . but it sure wouldn't hurt.
A year has ended and a new one begins. Like most people, I look back and reflect on what the previous year has taught me or what insights I might have gleaned from all my time guiding. I . . . Read More
Welcome to another installment of "Ask an Orvis Fly-Fishing Instructor," with me, Peter Kutzer. In this episode, I demonstrate how to make a serpentine cast, a slack-line presentation which. . . Read More
We hope a lot kids receive new fly rods during the holidays this year, but that means someone has to teach these youngsters to cast. One sure way to discourage a young would-be fly caster, . . . Read More
Many anglers find that their casting technique goes to pieces when they tie on a heavy streamer or large bass bug. In this great clip from “The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing,” Orvis casting instructor . . . Read More
Big, lead-eye streamers, such as Schultzy's S3 Sculpin, require a different kind of casting.
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Heavy flies present casters with several troubling problems. We are all taught that good casting means throwing nice, tight loops and that high line speed makes for longer, more accurate. . . Read More
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