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Casting That Fly

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Casting is the core skill of any fly fisherman, so its worth getting it right from the outset.

This two-part mini-series joins master casting instructor Lars Christian Bentsen as he takes us througth the basics, beginning with setting up the rod and reel and working his way though roll casts and onto spey and other specialist techniques, plus the use of different lines, and how to cast in windy conditions.

It doesn't matter if your're an absolute beginner or an old hand, there's something for everyone to take away from these videos - a must-watch for all fly fishermen.

 
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Master casting instructor, Lars Christian Bentsen, guides you all the way through the movie. Lars is a certified Master Instructor with the International Federation of Fly Fishers and is recognized internationally for his ability to teach fly casting. This movie is about casting a single hand fly rod. He demonstrates how to put the tackle together: Rod, fly reel, backing, fly line and leader, before he shows you how easy it is to get started with your very first fly cast. We take a look at roll casting, overhead casting, double hauling and how to shoot line. But first and foremost, Lars Chr. Bentsen concentrates on the important basic elements of a good fly cast. Even though it is a movie for beginners, more experienced fly fishers will benefit from knowing the basics. Knowledge of the basics of fly casting makes it easier to correct your own faults. A good fly cast is easy and elegant, and this movie shows how to achieve just that.  
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Lars Chr. Bentsen is a certifed Master Casting Instructor with the International Federation of Fly Fishers and is recognized internationally for his ability to teach fly casting. This movie is about single hand fly casting. In the movie he shows spey casting, 5 different presentation casts, how to cast and fish shooting heads, and casting in the wind. We see how Lars adapts his shooting heads and how to make your own loops on shooting heads or fly lines. Lars Chr. Bentsen also shows the most common casting faults and then shows exactly what causes the fault and how to correct it. This section is valuable to all fly fishers. The fly catching the leader or the line, leader not straightening or not reaching the proper distance. We have all tried it and in this chapter, Lars shows how to correct it the next time you see the problem. A movie for both beginners and more experienced fly casters.  
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