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How to improve your clients casting

How not to improve your clients casting…. I’m sure most of you have watched how the self-proclaimed best fishing guide in the world, Hank Patterson, improves his clients casting. “NO! You’re doing it wrong, do it right.  No, no, not like that, I said do it right!” Very funny, but not very effective. Unfortunately, some guides work with their clients not much more effectively. So how do you improve your clients casting? I have to…

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Casting Angles

BY LEFTY KREH An important and often ignored principle for making the best presentation, getting distance or using various types of lines is the angle at which the fly line is directed on the forward cast. While many people cast at the same angle for most situations, you need to modify the casting angle dependent upon current fishing conditions. There is one angle that perhaps you should make most of your cast. That is directing…

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Fly Fishing Knots

Basic Knots for Fly Tackle Scientific Anglers pioneered a concept that underlies all other decisions in fly tackle selection: The Balanced System. By this, we mean your tackle-rod, reel, line, leader and tippet should be balanced for better performance. The Balanced System You can easily select balanced components for your system because the fly tackle industry follows a common standard when labeling products. For example, most rod manufacturers label the proper line weight right on… Continue reading