Fly Casting Practice Drills

How good are you at fly casting? Can you control your fly line and land you flies on a 1 foot target consistently. Can you change direction and cast to both left and right easily? If yes then congratulations you are a proficient fly caster and will have seen a marked increase in takes from trout and

Switch Fly Fishing Cast

What is the switch fly cast? The switch cast  is somewhere in between the roll cast and single spey cast. It is believed by some that this is a new cast but fly anglers have been performing it for hundreds of years. Its just become more prominent now as fishing suppliers have been targeting new

Double Spey Fly Casting

  Have you gone to your favorite beat on a river to find the wind is howling downstream the direction you were intending to fish and realized you cannot fish that banking as you only know the overhead cast or single spey cast. Only knowing them means that would put you in danger from your

Single Spey Fly Casting

When we mention the word spey anglers are immediately put into a different world when only gentlemen fly fished on the great rivers of Scotland namely the Dee, Tay and the Spey where the cast was originally developed. They would think of 15ft double handed Salmon fly rods and large rivers for targeting large Atlantic

Snake Roll Fly Casting

Ever stood on a platform fishing for trout and with your cast directly out in front of you a trout shows to your left or right? As a beginner you only know the overhead cast so you can’t directly cast to it so you have to retrieve the fly line in by hand and start

Double Haul Fly Casting Instruction

In our last post we discovered how to perform the single haul which can be either in the back cast or forward cast to improve casting distance or help in difficult windy conditions. Now we are going to take it one step further and put the two hauls into one cast to create double haul

Single Haul Fly Casting

Once you have mastered the basic fly overhead cast and the roll cast the next stage in the process is to learn how to add a haul to the cast to give it extra distance. This haul can be added in the back cast or the front cast, both will give extra load and line

Flambeau Fishing Tackle Boxes

Flambeau Outdoors is a subsidiary of Flambeau Inc who first started out in 1947 when they built the Halik Frog a fishing lure that has been used throughout the world. After WWII the owners bought new plastic injection equipment and went on to form one of the best plastic molding companies in the United States

Flat Boots for Boat Fishing

If you are a fly fisherman who has ventured out on the lake or lough in a boat you will know that from time to time you will get caught in a deluge of rain with little or no protection. This is why most experienced anglers will purchase good quality waterproof clothing. These can come as a

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