Casting in the Wind

Dealing With Wind THE TWO WAYS to beat the wind (i.e. cast directly into it or across it) are to increase your line speed and to keep your line low, closer to the water. The only effective method for increasing your line speed is to double-haul. I know, I know: if you don’t already know how to do this, it sounds difficult. It’s really not. Find someone who is a good caster, and have him or her teach you. It’s a lot easier to learn from a person than from a book or magazine article. To keep your line low, either cast sidearm (which limits distance) or crouch during the cast. Wind is usually less intense close to the ground or water, so you can sometimes cast “under” it. More comfortable than crouching is casting from your knees, if it’s possible. Read on… [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=9qa5g8n6&et=1103894237971&s=9198&e=0018R_kloZercj7UZyjNBY-Fapn1q0Z3fWn9sTuEBoGVpXADi2e4NhG6qme8M1PXslEU6dv5IBZfMUjGJAA_a5OUZP0i611xg6EKUj3al3VvvB_W5KB0kvH_ZFoNCsRNKkE_2ZtQ6EF8yLR-fjQuHlQyn3Tzdo2msD2]

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