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 Tuesday Tip: How to Make a Water Haul Cast

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 make a water haul, which uses the water tension and the force of the current on your line to load the rod. By loading the rod this way, you can make a quick, accurate upstream presentation without. . .

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Video Tuesday Tip: How to Use a Stripping Basket

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 use a stripping basket to help you make longer casts and control your fly line. I do a lot of striped-bass fishing, and the basket makes a. . .

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Learn to Fly Fish FREE at Fly Fishing 101

It’s that time of year again! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can participate in, and the free FF101 classes taking place at Orvis Retail Stores are the perfect way to get started.

If you’ve already completed Fly Fishing 101, you’re ready for the next step. Join us for a short outing on local water for a chance to catch your first fish! A nominal fee for the outing may apply.

Click here for information on dates, locations, and signing up.

Have you or your friends benefited from FF101 classes? Let us know in the comments or on Facebook.

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