How to Fly CastL.L.Bean Fly Fishing
There are four parts to a fly cast:1. The Pickup2. Back Cast Stop3. Forward Stop4. Presentation
Part 1: The PickupLift and smoothly accelerate to the back cast stop position
Part 2: The Back Cast StopBack Cast Stop PositionArm Bent at a 90-degree AnglePause to let the line straigthen out behind you
Part 3: The Forward CastAfter the line unfurls behind you, smoothly accelerate the rod forward to a high forward-stop position.Pause to let the fly line roll off the rod tip, creating a tight loop.
Part 4: The PresentationLower your rod tip with the line as it falls.The rod tip will now be back where you started, just above the water's surface.
Review: The Four-Part CastThe PickupThe Back Cast StopThe Forward CastThe Presentation
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