Tuesday, December 29, 2015

LINE HAND SKILL


Training the Partner Hand for Better Casting
By Dave Cleaves - North Potomac, Maryland, USA

The line hand is a sometimes overlooked stepchild in the world of fly fishing. But the reality is, the line hand is both a necessary and important part of the cast, a component that partners with the rod hand in an intricate and dynamic dance which influences every aspect of our connection with the fish – casting, presentation,
line management, striking, and playing the fish. (Line hand in this context, refers to the hand, arm, and shoulder–not just the hand itself.) Guidance and coordinated practice utilizing the line is needed and necessary if a fly fisher wants to vastly improve his or her levels of performance. 

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