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You can't catch fish if
you can't get the fly to them!
You will learn the mechanics and design of a fly rod and why different rods are used in different situations. Casting can be an extremely challenging, daunting, confusing, etc. I will teach you what you need to know for the situations you plan to fish and then correct any errors. We can leave the advanced and technical stuff for later, unless you want to go there.
You move the rod, the rod moves the line, the line moves the leader, the leader moves the fly. It is that simple. In simplest terms, all you have to do is move the rod.
Basic casting goes like this:
With that background knowledge, we will focus on the following casts:
Advanced casting includes:
Other things to think about are: