Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "double-haul" Tag

Can’t cast a lick, bring lotion and a book

The silvery, chameleon-like bonefish is the ultimate challenge on the flats because of elusiveness and oft persnickety way with fur and feathers. [...]

January 16, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Roll cast… when you can.

If you master the easiest of all fly casting techniques, the roll cast, it will open up a myriad of extremely effective casts for both the single and two handed rod. [...]

December 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

RIO’s Simon Gawesworth simplifies the “Double Haul”

Simon Gawesworth has a gift for understanding fly rods, fly casting, and explaining this knowledge to his students. Here he simplifies the the double haul. [...]

August 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Tips & Tactics: Learning the double-haul and overcoming the wind

You can be the most coordinated guy or gal on the planet, but you going to have practice tossing a fly line in the wind on the open flats of the Bahamas [...]

January 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Fishing: Cast 200-feet with a single-handed rod?

Tim Rajeff invented a casting technique called Abstract Hyper-Distance Theory. Applied, Tim was able to best his brother, Steve, in a world casting tournament. [...]

October 14, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Advice: In the Bahamas, a bonefish waits for no man

Fish wait for no man. A single false cast producing a shadow that rides over a bonefish will spook it. Add multiple false casts to your presentation - fish long gone [...]

June 4, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Do you overthink the double-haul? Try Downup

A haul is a pull on the line with the line hand. It is made as a smooth acceleration and not an erratic movement or sudden tug. A double haul is where two separate smooth hauls are made with the [...]

October 14, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics