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The New Fly Fishing Basics DVD
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The NEW Fly Fishing Basics instructional DVD is a fun and easy to understand introduction to the exciting world of fly fishing.
Filmed entirely in Digital High Definition Widescreen format, this comprehensive DVD teaches the newcomer basic and advanced casting skills and fly fishing techniques, essential knots and required equipment, plus an introduction to fly tying. 90 Mins. in length with excellent production quality. You will watch this video, then want to practice the techniques demonstrated!

This informative new DVD program delivers over 90 minutes of basic fly fishing and fly tying instruction and tips for the novice to advanced fly angler.

'The New Fly Fishing Basics' provides viewers with valuable information that will help them to be better prepared for the many challenges of fly fishing. Detailed instruction is provided by fly fishing experts Jim and Kelly Watt who have hosted their own fly fishing television series on ESPN and The Outdoor Life Network for over 10 years. From casting for freshwater trout in small mountain streams to saltwater fly fishing for Sailfish and Marlin, this instructional program is the product of over 50 years experience gained from fly fishing every conceivable location and situation possible.

'The New Fly Fishing Basics' uses a combination of live, on location action and detailed instructive graphics, filmed in crystal clear Widescreen Digital High Definition (HD) video for today's DVD. The new DVD format allows viewers to have more control of their learning curve by being able to pick and choose which segments they want to watch as well as having the option to easily view a particular technique repeatedly until they completely understand it.

Select segments of the program cover the essentials of fly fishing equipment and setup such as choosing the right rod, line choices for every situation, knots and fly styles. Lessons and examples include basic casting techniques, expert casts for difficult situations and the proper way to fish lakes, streams and rivers. The program also provides step-by-step lessons for basic fly tying. Easy to understand instructions on tying a streamer, basic dry fly and Nymph are presented.

Subject details include:

  • Basic Fishing Techniques - Lakes, Streams, Rivers and Entomology
  • Basic Casting Techniques - Roll Cast, Simple Pick/Set Down, False Casting, Shooting Line Cast
  • Knots - Nail Knot, Leader to Leader Knot, Double Overhand/Surgeon?s Knot, Leader to Fly Knot, Improved Clinch Knot
  • Equipment - Rods, Reels, Fly Lines, Leaders, Flies, Stuff, Waders, Vest, Tools, and more.
  • Basic Fly Tying - Fly tying tools, vises, hooks, learn to tie a Nymph, Woolley Bugger Streamer and a Basic Dry Fly.
  • Advanced Techniques - Double Haul, Open Loop Cast for Nymphing, Sink Tip Lines, Reach Cast, Slack Line Cast, 'S' Cast, Jump Roll Cast, Mending, Downstream Drift, Wind Casts from the Front, Rod Side, Behind, Roll Cast and Backhand.
  • Choosing the right rod
  • Line choice for every situation
  • Knots

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