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How to Make a Belgian Cast or Oval Cast (3 of 56)

The Belgian Cast (a.k.a. the Oval Cast) is a big help when you're trying to cast heavy flies or a double-nymph rig. Because the oval cast keep the line in constant motion, there's no "snap back" at the end of the forward or backcast, which could cause the flies to tangle.