08 December 2015

• Fly Fishing: Use A Reach Cast to Counter Current

“Cast as you normally would to a target along the bank. The instant you stop your rod on the forward stroke, extend your rod hand up-current on a plane parallel to the water. This lays your line on the water above your fly, and will not affect your accuracy because your fly always goes in the direction in which you stop your rodtip.

”This is easiest when you have close to the exact length of line outside your rodtip you need to reach the bank. However, you can definitely shoot additional line if needed, and the reach motion will not affect
the shoot….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: FloridaSportsman

To see a YouTube video of how the cast is done please go to YouTube

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