For those of you who missed it, Dan Noyes from ABC7 did a story on Maxine McCormick, Teen Who Honed Skills in San Francisco Becomes Fly Casting Prodigy.
(by Luis Montes) Fly fishing is my passion. It provides quiet interludes between the press and stress of my other passion, my law practice. I took up fly fishing on a tactical whim and on a friend’s advice… Read More
On June 17, The Oakland Casting Club hosted our public casting lessons, led by Luis Montes. Although it was a hot day, a large group of people learned how to fly cast from some of the best casters… Read More
As I started casting to targets, I began to notice an occasional dip in the fly leg of my front loop. It was a precursor to a tailing loop. If the dip was bigger or the loop was… Read More
When Chris Korich asked me what my goal was for casting a number of years ago, I naively told him that I want to be able to cast to the other side of the small pond (~93 feet)…. Read More
One of the most important keys to improving your cast is to aim at a target. When I am sight-fishing, I am trying to place my dry fly precisely in front of the fish in the correct lane…. Read More
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Last Updated: 2018-11-11 by Glen Ozawa
When Should You Accelerate the Rod During a Back Cast?
A common problem in fly casts is the line slapping the water behind the caster. It’s a problem that once plagued me, too. There may be fish behind us, but that’s not where we are fishing. Once… Read More