More Pie - tips for fly casting weight 2
Casting heavy bead-head nymphs and big cone-head streamers brings a unique set of casting challenges that can not only be frustrating, they can break rods, hook ears and cause plenty of tangles and knots. Here are a few simple pointers to help avoid busted rods, damaged pride and the inevitable macramé that results from these heavy weight tangles.
Get a Grip. Fly casting grips part III - Finger on top grip 2
Get a Grip - Fly Casting Styles - Pt II the Key Grip 3Imagine you are holding a set of keys and about to unlock your front door - that’s pretty much it. Knuckles facing up and out, palm down, heel of the thumb down on the grip. You'll form a nice V between your thumb and forefinger.
Get a grip - Fly casting grip styles 8
Most fly casters are pretty well focused on improving their fly cast, but few of us give much thought to how we actually grip a fly rod.
Over the next few posts we’ll take a look at the three most commonly used grips and their pro’s and con’s - no particular grip is right or wrong, but each does have some influence on how you move a fly rod and deliver a line.
Bobos Y Locos - The Epic Grande Slam 0
Love this short film of Colby D Crossland's quest for the salt grandslam - all on Epic FastGlass - Whole lot of bucket fish right there ;-)