With over 40 casts covered in step-by-step detail in over 1200 photographs, Casting with Lefty Kreh is the perfect reference for the fly fisher who wants to imporve his or her skills. Casting should be nearly effortless. Understand the physics and the dynamics of casting and how to adapt to various fishing conditions and your casting will greatly improve. That has been Lefty Kreh's philosophy since he began teaching fly casting over fifty years ago. By fishing all over the United States and many parts of the world, Lefty learned the techniques experts use on different waters, in every situation imaginable. He shares that knowledge here through easy-to-understand instructions and full-color photographs that show exactly how to make every important cast.
Lefty shows how to get rid of a tailing loop, throw a slack-line cast, and roll cast better, as well as casts for tight quarters, in wind, casting with weighted flies and lines, and distance casts. A section on physical movement explains how to prevent rotator cuff and elbow injuries.
Whether you fish salt water or streams, heavy rods or light, you'll learn everything from small changes in movements that greatly improve your casting to totally new takes on traditional casts. Like taking a private lesson with the best teacher in the business, Casting with Lefty Kreh captures a lifetime of wisdom on the subject of fly casting.
"Casting with Lefty Kreh"- Lefty Kreh - photographs by Jay Nichols- Hardcover- 456 pages