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Casting – DH on the coast

Double hand fly casting on the coast PI

Casting wpid-img_20151101_144800.jpgwith a double hander in the salt opens a whole new world of possibilities. At times, as is frequent in fishing it seems that this area has become overly complex in relation to casting methods, rod types, matching lines and leaders – a minefield for any would be beginner.

This course is designed to help you understand and have a wider appreciation of the requirements whilst eliminating the complexity, making things simple and getting you casting quickly and effortlessly using the overhead cast and the DH.

Topics covered Include:

  • Line types – weights grains AFTMA and matching your equipment
  • The basic overhead cast with the DH
  • The Casting Loop – Size & Shape
  • Loop Control and formation
  • The casting stroke and rod position
  • Line speed
  • Speed, Power & Tempo
  • Drifting
  • Dealing with wind
  • Accommodating the line tray with the DH
  • Realising the benefits of the DH


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