01 October 2015

• “How To Decrease the Drag On Your Line and Keep Your Fly In the Hot Zone Longer”

“If you cast straight to the target, the majority of your line sweeps downcurrent faster than your fly, and a belly forms, pulling your leader and fly out of the strike zone

“So, how to decrease the drag on your line and keep your fly in the hot zone longer? Use the reach cast—a standard cast used by trout anglers on streams and rivers.

”This “current-countering” cast is ideal whether you’re casting from the opposite bank on a narrow creek, or from a stationary boat on bigger water. It helps around docks, and is useful when surf fly fishing, too, where waves or longshore current tends to sweep your fly down the beach too quickly….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: FloridaSportsman

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