Casting Basics

healingwaters_logo-1000-ffccccccTransparent-3333-0.20.3-1Like the tennis player’s serve or the golfer’s swing, the fly fishing cast is an elegant, fluid motion that forms the basis of the sport. Once you have your fly fishing equipment and have booked your guided fly fishing trip in Montana, one of the first things you’ll learn as a beginner is how to cast.

Though fly fishing seems simple, there is an art to this tranquil pastime. You must cast with finesse and dexterity in order to send your line as far as you want, since the flies themselves weigh nothing and all the mass is actually in the fishing line. For tips on basic casting, watch this video.