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How To Work A Run (6 of 11)

Video Transcript:

The traditional way of catching salmon and steelhead is by swinging a wet fly. By using different types of presentation methods, combined with specialized lines or flies, you can effectively work a run. We'll discuss these techniques later in the show. What you need to know first is how to work a run. If you don't know exactly where the fish are, then you have to systematically break it down. The best method for doing this is known as the 2-step, 2 cast. Basically you make 2 casts, each one longer than the first, and then you take 2 steps downstream. By doing this, you'll effectively work over an entire area with your fly.