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TWO-HANDED FLY CASTING
Author: Al Buhr
Publisher: Frank Amato Publications, Aug 2006
A practical, experience based guide that is ideal for casters of all skill levels. In windy conditions, Spey casting provides a level of safety. Using leverage of the two hands to form the cast is less stressful on the arms & shoulders making it ideal for those who have experienced a loss of strength. All color; 12x9 inches, 80 pgs.
This book unlocks the secrets of 16 different casts that solve many fishing situations. This is a practical, experience based guide that is ideal for casters of all skill levels. This book has casts and helpful hints for the beginning caster, the essential Spey casts and situation Spey casts that will solve many fishing circumstances. Each cast is laid out in a clear step-by-step progression, as well as, when and where to use them. The fault analyst section lays out how to find faults and cure them, list many of the common faults, causes and cures.
Spey casting is a great way to improve your success in fly fishing. It is an ideal method to present a fly with ease with no back cast. The rods long length improves line control for better presentations. In windy conditions, Spey casting provides a level of safety. Using leverage of the two hands to form the cast is less stressful on the arms and shoulders making it ideal for those who have experienced a loss of strength. Brute strength is never required. This is ideal for anyone who may have experienced fatigue casting a large single-handed rod.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Al Buhr has been an avid steelhead fisherman since his youth and was introduced to Spey casting by the late Jim Green in 1982. Al has since been on the leading edge of rod and line development for many years with Sage in developing two-handed rods and with Scientific Angler in designing several Spey fly lines. In 2004, Al chaired a committee of line and rod manufacturers that established a manufacturing line-weight designation standard ratified by the Association of Fishing Tackle Manufacturers of America.
Al is also a member of the Federation of Fly Fishers' Casting Board of Governors' and is chairman of the Two-Handed Casting Instructor program. He is a FFF-certified Master Casting Instructor and Two-Handed Casting Instructor. Al has given workshops on fly casting and steelhead fly fishing throughout the United States and at many Federation of Fly Fishers' Conclaves.