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Correcting Common Casting Mistakes

Pete Kutzer, Orvis casting guru, shows us how troubleshoot the five most common casting mistakes, and how to correct them.

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If you are a novice we recommend you view them in order. If you are experienced and want to explore kinds of fly fishing that are new to you, just watch the chapters you want.
Each chapter has a quiz at the end. You’ll learn more by taking the quizzes because we explain both right and wrong answers and you may pick up some valuable tips.


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