Casting Fundamentals – The Five Variables - Bob Andersen

In this article, I would like to review the five variables that we use in fly casting. They are Loop Size, Loop Plane, Loop Trajectory, Line Speed, and Mends. When you add these skills to your casting toolbox, you enhance your ability to make better presentations and ultimately catch more fish. Loop Size Let’s talk…

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Casting Fundamentals – Part I – The Five Principles - Bob Andersen

Over the next few articles, I will cover fly casting essentials, the main fly casting principles, and the most important fly casting variables. Here, we will talk about the five principles that are essential for making a good, efficient cast. These five principles are known as Gammel’s Five Essentials of Fly Casting, excerpted from “The…

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