Fly Casting

Use this quick reference list to access fly casting reference articles previously posted on TLC.
comments and questions are always welcome, include them in the comment section of the relevant post. enjoy !

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Fundamentals

- The Five Essentials of Fly Casting- 
- Making Adjustments on the Fly – 
- The Sexyloops Fly Casting Model -
- Fly Casting: Casting Mechanics, What Do We Need To Know ? -
- The Six-Steps Teaching Method -
- The Rod and the Cast -
- Casting Basics: Instructor Demo Video Sabah, Malaysia -


Cast Analysis

- Analyzing Straight Line Rod Tip Path and Shoulder-Elbow-Wrist Paths during the Stroke -
- The lowdown on Tailing Loops -

- the Sexy Loop -
- Hand Casting and Loop Propagation -
- Distance Fly Casting: Two very different styles -
- better not stop ! -
- Tailing Loop: a visual explanation -
- What does a Tailing Loop look like ? -


Techniques

- Getting on the Right Track -
- Fly Casting Grip Styles: The Index on Top -
- Thoughts on the Drift, Rotary and Parallel -
- Some thoughts on Instruction and Descriptions from Mel Krieger - part 1
- The Pull Through - part 2
- The Three-Point Grip -
- LOco WriSt !!! -
- Pushing and Pulling -
- Joan and her sponge -
- Tips for fly casting in the wind -
- bouncy-bouncy, boing-boing ! -
- Lefty Kreh has Aids -
- An Experiment in Teaching Fly Casting  (Double-Haul) -
- A Quick Cast -
- Casting with Big’Uns -
horizontal climbing loops -
- Relaxed Fly Casting -
- Turbo-Charged Fly Casting ! -
- shooting line management -
- managing running line -
- tenkara casting techniques -
- Fly Casting Accuracy with Simon Zarifeh -


Presentation Casts

- Bucket Ca(s)t -
– The Cunning Ling cast -
- Tuck That ! -
- A Presentation Cast (the Pull-Back Slack) -
- the Bow and Arrow cast -
- jiggle it baby ! -
- Simple Curve Casts -
- the Snap-Snatch cast -
- Lobbing it with Jim -
- Getting more action out of your flies through line control -


Roll Casting and Speys

- backslash, backslash, backslash, backslash, backslash – forward slash ! -
Spey Casting: Anchor/D-Loop Location and Angle and how it affects casting efficiency. -
- Shared Mechanics Concepts between Overhead and Spey Casts -
- The Double Spey -
- Snap-Lift Switch Cast Sequence -
- a spey cast for dry flies -
- Spey Casting: the Snap-Slip-Spey -
- the Snake Roll Cast -
- a roll cast tool – 
- hand path dynamics- double hand rod -
- Single Handed Rod Spey Casting Session -
- the Voodoo Cast -
- Oliver Edwards demonstrates the Snap Roll Cast -
- the Climbing Curve -
- the AnchorSwitch -
- the Dry Fly Spey – 
- Jim’s Reversed Spey -
- Ambidextrous Double Hand Casting -
- Rod Cam: a medley of Spey casts from the butt’s perspective -
- More on the Snake Roll -


Body and Mind

- Poetry, Grace, Fluidity and the S.R.B. -
- How to Lose your Flies in Trees -
- Bruce Richards helps prepare the IFFF-Certified Casting Instructor Certification -
- The No Casters -
- Jean Dujardin never turned around. -
- “DON’T look at the branch” !!! -
- Boring Poetry -
- Turn Around ! -
- How to be a happier fly casting instructor. -
- Colourful Spaghetti For Dual Personalities -
- mental preparation -
- Blooper Loops – 
- Muscle Memory, Chocolate, Sex and Fly Casting Games -
- No left, No right. -fly casting with the non-dominant hand -
- Hi, I’m Stanley and I’ll be shattering your dreams today -
- Tournament Casting and the Proper Equipment -
- Hearing the Cast -


Practice

- Fly Casting Practice Drills and Tips -
- Casting Practice and Stance -
- Fly Casting- Back Cast Training -
- Craig’s Bottle Rockets -


The Fly Rod

- ” The definition of a fly rod – an antenna which transmits peace, tranquility, excitement, fellow-ship, and most of all, an awareness and appreciation for the outdoors ” -
- Bendy vs Stiffy – a study of fly rod action and casting mechanics -
- Sensorsex Test with Two Sensors -
- Measuring Fly Rod “Swingweight” -
- It’s not what you have, it’s how you use it. -
- Rod Cam: a medley of Spey casts from the butt’s perspective -

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