Video Pro Tip: How to Make a Water Haul Cast

Welcome to another installment of “Ask an Orvis Fly-Fishing Instructor,” with me, Peter Kutzer. In this episode, I demonstrate how to make a water haul, which uses the water tension and the force of the current on your. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Make a Double Spey Cast


It took me about a week to really get the hang of the double Spey.
Photo by Alessio Falorni

One of the things that I learned in the run-up to my trip to the Norwegian Flyfishers Club last year is that learning to Spey cast from a book is virtually impossible. Because the cast is so . . .

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Classic Video Tuesday Tip: Using Different Casting Angles

Welcome to another installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” starring our own Peter Kutzer, who works at the Manchester, Vermont, Fly Fishing School. In the video below, he answers a question from blog reader “griffjc,” who wrote, . . .

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Classic Tuesday Tip: Fixing Tailing Loops

Welcome to our eighth installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” starring our own Peter Kutzer, who works at the Manchester, Vermont, Fly Fishing School. Reader “Phil A.” wrote, . . .

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Classic Video Tip: How to Make a Reach Cast

A reach cast allows you to reposition your line, upstream or downstream of the fly, before the line lands on the water. This comes in handy whenever you’re casting across the current, and. . .

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