Category Archives: Casting

Hunting for big Brown Trout using dry flies on the White River

More and more these days I hear about the use of gigantic articulated streamer flies being used to catch big brown trout and I have seen the photographs that show it’s certainly a successful method of catching big fish.  However, … Continue reading

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To wrist or not to wrist that is the question ?

To wrist or not to wrist that is the question? During the years that I have taught fly casting a very common problem I encountered with both newcomers and experienced casters is how much or how little wrist to use … Continue reading

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Crane Creek fishing report

Crane Creek stream report – 13 October, 2012 It has been some time since I visited Crane Creek and on Saturday I was asked to assist a client in improving his approach to this kind of water and to provide … Continue reading

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Loading a fly rod correctly

Correctly loading a fly rod will provide a more efficient cast and better loops by correctly utilizing the rod’s taper as designed by the rod manufacturer. So how do we do it? Well actually it’s quite simple although the majority … Continue reading

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How much line to use for loading a rod while casting

The American Fishing Tackle Manufacturers Association (AFTMA) decided many years ago that there needed to be a standard length of fly line to determine the range of flies cast with a particular “weight” of rod. They devised a numbering system … Continue reading

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Hello fellow fly fishers

This is my first excursion into the world of Blogs!  The intention here is to offer a way of answering the numerous questions people raise about fly casting techniques and fly fishing in general. So please fee free to ask … Continue reading

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