Video Pro Tips: How to Time Your Fly Cast

A few years ago, the folks at Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio, launched a new series about fly casting. In the latest episode, Brian Flechsig talks how you should think about rhythm and timing in fly casting. In fact, he even does away with the . . .

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Video: How to Cast Large Flies, with Blane Chocklett

The folks at Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio, have been making videos about fly casting for a couple years now, and the 19th in the series features Blane Chocklett, inventor of the Game Changer streamer. Big streamers present casters with a . . .

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Video: The Only Two Casts You Need with a Two-Handed Rod

You really only need a pair of casts to effectively fish a two-handed rod. Depending on which way the current is flowing, you can get your fly across the river with either the Double Spey or Snap-T cast. Master instructor Pete Kutzer tells us how to make . . .

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Pro Tip: Getting the Most out of Roll Casts

Roll casts are a very important tool to have in your casting arsenal. Aside from being one of my personal favorite casts, the roll cast is one of the most used casts and a great skill to practice at home. The three most common reasons. . .

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Classic Pro Tips: How to Teach Yourself to Double Haul


Turning the cast on its side allows you to watch every step of the process.

Even if you understand the concept and the mechanics behind double-hauling, teaching yourself to do it can be difficult because it’s difficult to watch yourself while you cast to see what you’re . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Practice at Home for Fishing

Welcome to a new series of how-to posts called “Home School with Pete Kutzer.” Given the current circumstances, most of us are spending more time than usual at home. If you’re like us, you may find some solace in thinking about adventures to come . . .

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