THE ORVIS GUIDE TO BETTER FLY CASTING: A PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACH TO CASTING FLIES
Author: Al Kyte
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), May 2007
A problem-solving approach to making poor fly casters good & good fly casters great. Explains the most fundamental aspects - tilt, stroke length, bend, angle of rotation, & speed. Shows how to achieve perfect presentation. Can be used for self-instruction or w/ a casting coach. Step-by-step instructions. Illus; 9x6 inches, 208 pgs.
Can be used for self-instruction or with a casting coach
Dozens of illustrations
The Orvis Guide to Better Fly Casting takes a problemsolving approach to making poor fly casters good and good fly casters great. Orvis Pro Staffer Al Kyte explains the most fundamental aspects of the mechanics of fly-rod
casting, the five so-called rod variablestilt, stroke length, bend, angle of rotation, and speedand then describes how subtle changes in these variables impact the way a fly rod moves. Using these fundamentals, Al
shows how to control the rod, line, leader, and fly to achieve perfect presentation.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Al Kyte has been teaching fly casting and fly fishing for thirty years through the University of California Extension and the Mel Kriegerdirected Fenwick Schools. He is the author of Fly FishingSimple to Sophisticated and of numerous magazine articles. He lives in Moraga, California.