Single hand five essentials of a fly cast

Single Handed Fly Rod five essentials of a fly cast:

1. There is a pause at the end of each stroke, which varies in duration with the amount of line beyond the rod tip.

2. Slack line should be kept to a minimum.

3. The rod tip must follow a straight line path.

4. Casting stroke is increased with the length of line being cast.

5. Power must be applied in the proper amount and in the proper place during the stroke.

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5. Power

Accelerate your cast starting when the end of the line straightens, smoothly accelerating until maximum power at the end of the pull on the line.

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