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All things casting. As a casting instructor, Fly-rod nerd and and casting competitor I love casting fly rods and reading and discussing casting and casting techniques. Here I will share interesting casting insights I discover along my casting journey. please feel free to ask questions or share your insights!

Pennsylvania Fly Fish Spring JAM & The Right Fly, Wrong Presentation

Last weekend I finally had a chance to return to Central Pennsylvania after a long semester and even longer winter. The cool weather seemed to just hang on a little longer this year. It seems like the seasons are shifting, starting later and lasting longer. That’s a big factor when you’re trying to crack the …

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Catskills Fly Fishing Museum Summerfest & Hardy Cup

  This past weekend I made my annual pilgrimage to the holy waters of New York in the fabled Catskills region. Each year the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum hosts Summerfest, a celebration of fly angling heritage and a vintage tackle enthusiast’s playground. If you love bamboo, click n’ pawl reels, and stories about the renaissance …

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A fly rod buying guide. Our top 7 choices to finding your next favorite rod.

Choosing a fly rod can be confusing to even the most experienced fly angler. We have more choices today than ever in the history of the sport. To complicate matters manufacturers pour thousands of dollars into marketing and promotions that can sometimes muddy the water more than clear it. But finding the right rod for …

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