Modern Fly-Casting Methods

Modern Fly-Casting Methods : Decades of Fly-Casting Wisdom from America's Fly Casting Coach

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Lefty Kreh is one of America's best-known fly fishers, and in this handbook he has distilled his decades of fly-casting wisdom into a compact, illustrated guide on the best way to cast. Using his years of experience teaching novice and expert fly fishers alike, Lefty shows: the modern fly-casting method illustrated from the front, side and overhead; the effects of bending the wrist during the acceleration; the baseball throw cast; the single water haul and double water haul; and common casting problems and solutions. There are over 100 pen-and-ink drawings by award-winning illustrator Rod Walinchus that show every detail of each method, as well as full-colour photographs by the author.show more

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  • Paperback | 143 pages
  • 135.1 x 185.9 x 7.6mm | 222.26g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • colour & b&w illustrations
  • 1585747890
  • 9781585747894
  • 1,906,323

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Lefty Kreh is arguably the world''s best-known fly fisher, and in Modern Fly-Casting Methods, he has distilled his decades of fly-casting wisdom into a compact, thoroughly illustrated guide on the best way to cast. Using his years of experience teaching novice and expert fly fishers alike, Lefty shows: modern fly-casting methods illustrated from the front, side, and overhead; the effects of bending the wrist during the acceleration; the baseball-throw cast; the single water haul and double water haul; common casting problems and solutions. Modern Fly-Casting Methods includes over a hundred pen-and-ink drawings by award-winning illustrator Rod Walinchus that show every detail of each method, as well as dozens of gorgeous full-color photographs by the author. Few great fly casters are able to explain their intuitive skill. In this compact gem, one of the greatest casters - and casting teachers - shows anglers of all skill levels the best way to cast.show more

About Lefty Kreh

Lefty Kreh is an internationally known and respected master in the field of fly fishing. He has taught fly-casting and fly-fishing techniques since the 1950s, and he has fished in all fifty states, every province in Canada, Iceland, and much of Europe, South America, and the South Pacific. Lefty is the author of the L.L. Bean Saltwater Fly-Fishing Handbook, Presenting the Fly, Fly Fishing in Salt Water, Saltwater Fly Patterns, Practical Fishing Knots (with Mark Sosin,, and 101 Fly-Fishing Tips. He lives in Maryland. Rod Walinchus has illustrated numerous books, including Practical Fishing Knots and presenting the Fly. He lives in Livingston, Montana.show more

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