Classic Video Tip: How to Make a Serpentine 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 serpentine cast, a slack-line presentation which. . .
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Video: How to Make Accurate Casts at Longer Distances

Here's the latest video in our series featuring Pete Kutzer of the Orvis Fly Fishing Schools, in which he offers some important tips for maintaining accuracy at longer distances. When you're casting . . .
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Video Pro Tips: The Keys to Good Fly Casting

The road to becoming a fly fisher begins with casting. You need to get the fly to the fish, after all. But even many experienced anglers, especially those of us who are primarily self-taught, . . .
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Video: How to Get Started in Fly Fishing – Fly Casting 101

Over the past few months, we've been posting a great new video series called "Getting Started in Fly Fishing," from Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio. The first 13 episodes . . .
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Video Pro Tip: How to Cast in Heavy Wind

Written by: Peter Kutzer
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Welcome to another installment of “Ask an Orvis Fly-Fishing Instructor,” with me, Peter Kutzer. In this episode, I demonstrate how to cast in windy conditions. Before we proceed, a word of caution: Whenever there's any kind of wind, your first priority should always be. . .
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Video: How to Cast a Fly Rod, the Basics

The most popular casting video that Pete Kutzer has ever done is "The Basic Fly Cast" (below), which has been viewed almost 1.2 million times. But I am a big believer that people learn in . . .
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Video Tip: The Keys to Making Delicate Presentations

Welcome to our ninth installment of "Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor," in which we answer readers' questions about their biggest fly-casting problems. A few weeks ago, reader "Steve" wrote, . . .
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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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