Video Pro Tip: How to Cast in Heavy Wind

Written by: Peter Kutzer

[youtube K7ryTGjLOLo 600 338]

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. . .

Read More  »

The post Video Pro Tip: How to Cast in Heavy Wind appeared first on Orvis News.

Video Pro Tip: How to Make a Water Haul Cast

Welcome to another installment of “Ask an Orvis Fly-Fishing Instructor,” with me, Peter Kutzer. In this episode, I demonstrate how to make a water haul, which uses the water tension and the force of the current on your. . .

Read More  »

The post Video Pro Tip: How to Make a Water Haul Cast appeared first on Orvis News.

Video Pro Tip: How to Avoid Hitting Your Rod with Your Fly

[youtube MoeKd1Fm7PY 640 360]

Welcome to another installment of "Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor," in which we answer readers' questions about their biggest fly-casting problems. Reader Larry asked for help with this: . . .

Read More  »

The post Video Pro Tip: How to Avoid Hitting Your Rod with Your Fly appeared first on Orvis News.

Pro Tip: Three Tips for a Better Backcast

Written by: Tim Linehan


Keeping an eye on your backcast will help you ensure it's straightening out correctly.

If you’re looking to improve your cast, start by perfecting your backcast. Here are three tips that will help you accomplish a better backcast and therefore, . . .

The post Pro Tip: Three Tips for a Better Backcast appeared first on Orvis News.

Video Pro Tip: How to Get a Good Turnover at the End of the Cast

Here’s the second in our new series of quick-and-dirty casting-instruction videos featuring Pete Kutzer of the Orvis Fly Fishing Schools. Here, Pete explains how to get the end of your . . .

Read More  »

The post Video Pro Tip: How to Get a Good Turnover at the End of the Cast appeared first on Orvis News.