Casting a fly rod is the definition of finesse and technique and one of the hardest casts to master is the double haul. Learn how to do the double haul like a true professional below with this short video.
As you just saw a common mistake on the double haul is making inconsistent hauls on the line. You should be making a similar and generally shorter haul on both the back and fore cast. Pulling on the line this way at one and eleven o’clock to increase the line speed. Make the haul the same length as your stroke and you’ll be able to drastically increase your line speed.
Now that you know this little nugget of information use it next time you’re on the water and get even closer to the perfect double haul.