Husband and wife team, Barry and Cathy Beck present Practical Fly Casting, whch will help beginners undertand the basic principles of fly casting and how to apply them to fishing siutations. Cathy emphasises the importance of practicing on grass initially introducing the various mechanics of the cast including loop control, line speed, false casting, presentation casts and line pick up. Back on the water, Barry shows how to deliver the line delicately and how to pay slack into the cast and mend the line to avoid drag. Next, Cathy demonstrates shooting line for extra distance and then double hauling which can also help with distance and casting in windy conditions. Practical Fly Casting is an excellent film for newcomers to the sport that will show them how to use various casts in practical situations.
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