Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Belgian cast" Tag

Taking the wind out of your cast

The success and enjoyment of fly fishing are directly related to your ability to present your fly to fish in many weather conditions effectively. [...]

February 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Three casts that can save your bacon

The Belgian Cast, Reach Cast and Waterhaul are simple to learn and incredibly useful for fly fisherman of all ilks. [...]

May 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Big flies, high winds and taking too many punches

Belgiam cast is a side arm backcast and keeping the line just about parallel to the water. Never let the line stop moving - the rod is loaded until the fly is on the water [...]

August 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Of Interest: Setting the record straight, it’s not the Belgian Cast

Lee Wulff reintroduced the Austrian Cast and inherited the inventors intended use of it - very short rods. Lefty Kreh embraced the technique as well . [...]

December 24, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Video: The Kackhanded and Belgian casts beat the wind

How to save your fly rod, your head and body from being attacked by a wind blown fly [...]

December 12, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos