Joan Wulff’s Dynamics of Fly Casting – “The Hand & the Arm”.
I found this site, sexyloops.com; it has pages of info on fly casting. Check out their section on flycasting. Loops (Beginners) – The forming of casting loops and false casting Loops (Intermediate) – Loop shape Tailing Loops – Tailing Loops Part 2
This video is John Waters talking about distance casting, but he has a great explanation of the basic position and casting stroke (we will talk about distance casting another time).
Presented by Carl “Bumcast” McNeil Remove Slack Timing Stroke Length Acceleration Effective Loop 1. Remove Slack 2. Timing 3. Stroke Length 4. Acceleration 5. Effective Loop
Reach Mend Wiggle Cast Pile Cast
Steve Rajeff teaches distance casting to FFI/IFFF Master Casting Instructors – Long Beach Casting Club – March 29, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS: 0:00 Stroke length/ Tempo/ Trajectory 1:14 How many false casts when bonefishing? 3:41 Note the textbook FFI definition of the trailing (underslung) loop on his distance backcast 3:46 Here’s another example of the… Continue Reading Distance Casting – Steve Rajeff
Steve Rajeff teaches competition accuracy casting to Master Casting Instructors – Long Beach Casting Club – March 30, 2014. TABLE OF CONTENTS: 0:05 Hand position changes with distance 4:03 Tendency to tail from late wrist rotation 5:19 Double haul enables shorter stroke for accuracy 7:31 Hovering the fly 8:49 Leader design 12:24 Leader butt diameter… Continue Reading Accuracy Casting – Steve Rajeff