How To Cast A Fly Fishing Rod Easiest Way To Cast A Fly Rod

When Fly Fishing, the most important thing to get right is your casting technique. Casting a Fly Rod is important to your success as a Fly Fisherman and is important to help you catch fish! On this page do's and don'ts will be discussed as well as the difficult to pick up fly casting technique, guided by pictures. (See Video on how to cast below)

Rainbow Trout caught on Orange ZonkerA basic way to explain what the action of the cast on a fly rod should be is as follows: Pretend you have a hammer or an axe in your hand. Now go through the motion of cutting up a piece of wood or hammering a nail into the wall. In theory this is how you cast a fly fishing rod. In practice you need to do the following:

How To Cast A Fly Fishing Rod How To Cast A Fly Fishing Rod

Here is a video of how to cast a fly rod. I hope this video will help improve your casting technique!

Casting a fly fishing rod

How to cast a fly fishing rod well