It’s Spring again, and time for our camping trip in Bryson City, NC. We’ll be running our casting “competition” again on Saturday evening. “Competition” is in quotes, because this is a friendly game, with the major prize being Bragging Rights and maybe a small box of flies or something.
The real win is the practice you need leading up to event. If you spend a little time in the backyard or park a few nights a week, you will quickly develop accuracy at these distances. This is also a great tune-up for Spring fishing, and will enhance your ability on the stream. The game is an accuracy challenge at modest distance.
Some tips on at home practice:
The most frequent casting errors in our last get together were:
To play the game at home, I lifted the basic setup for this “Casting Game” here.
Our rules will be a little different at the camp out:
So get out there and do a little practicing. Get a good routine, have a consistent setup, and you will be surprised at the results. Good luck and see you in Bryson City!
As a leader in RRTU and a member of Fly Fishers International, Brian believes fishing is a gateway to conservation and knows that