Video: Learn to Double Haul in 5 Minutes

A lot of anglers struggle to learn the double haul, even when someone else demonstrates it for them. That’s why I like to post several different teaching methods for the same cast, in the hope that . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Break Down and Put Away Your Fly Rod

This is the time of year when many folks are finally trying out the fly rods they got for Christmas. Yesterday, Pete Kutzer showed you how to set up your fly rod. Here, he demonstrates the process for putting it away at the end of a casting or fishing session . . .

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Classic Video Pro Tips: The 5 Essentials of Fly Casting

New Zealand-based On the Fly Productions—husband-and-wife team Carl McNeil and Jeanie Ackley—released “Casts that Catch Fish” quite a few years ago, fundamentally changing the way we look at casting videos. Carl’s brilliant technique and Jeanie’s . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Avoid Casting “Creep”

Welcome to another installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” in which we answer readers’ questions about their biggest fly-casting problems. Reader Marc asked for help with this: . . .

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Podcast: How to Practice Your Fly Casting, with Pete Kutzer

The better your casting, the more and fun you’ll have and the more relaxed you’ll be on the water. Pete Kutzer is one of the finest casting instructors in the world, and he’s one of the finest anglers you’ll meet. This means that he teaches casting as a way to . . .

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Video: 2 Fly-Casting Tips to Up Your Game

Here’s another good video in the ongoing series on fly casting from Brain Flechsig of Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio. Here, he offer two foundational tips: 1. always start and end the cast with your rod tip low; and 2. the timing of the cast is a . . .

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