Spending the big bucks on reels can be hard. But Louis Cahill at Gink and Gasoline break it down so you can feel better about making the investment. Check it out > Sunday Classic / What makes a fly reel worth the money? | Fly Fishing | Gink and Gasoline | How to Fly Fish | Trout Fishing | Fly Tying | Fly Fishing Blog
Louis Cahill at Gink and Gasoline has a qwik vid on making a double spey cast with a regular single handed fly rod. Gets you a big roll cast when you need it. Check it out > The Double Spey, For Single Hand | Fly Fishing | Gink and Gasoline | How to Fly Fish | Trout Fishing | Fly Tying | Fly Fishing Blog
yeah it is kinda fun to do when you get bored… 😉
When I am guiding I often have my clients fish two flies at the same time. It is effective, efficient and, with a couple of simple few tricks, easy to set up.
One of the best “how-to” and “why” explanations of two fly setups can be found in Phil Monahan article in MidCurrent: Useful Tandem Fly Combinations.
Todd Tanner, writing for Hatch shares some hard earned insights with a list of five things help you get good at fly casting. Fly casting for beginners: 5 things you need to know to improve.
Fly Tying the popular Slumpbuster step-by-step instructions and video.
The double haul is a casting technique that can be challenging for many fly fisherman. Simon Gawesworth for Rio Products offers some excellent tips.
The double haul is a “pat your head while rubbing your stomach” kinda of cast but if you follow Simon’s suggestions you should be able to get the hang of it.
I agree with the set up recommends to learn the double haul, but you don’t have to wait until you have it. You can learn with a regular weight forward line. Simon’s suggestion will just make it easier.
If you want a casting lesson or Rio lines you can find both at Mossy Creek Fly Fishing.