Learning to Cast left Handed using Pantomime Techniques

If you are new to casting with your nondominant hand, or wanting to try a new cast, one good way of introducing your uncooperative body to the idea without harming oneself is to try pantomime casting. Any stick will do. In this video, I use the bottom section of a two-handed rod to illustrate the hand placement etc of a left-handed single spey. Do it in a mirror or on a video. Study where your hand placement needs to be.

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Below is Foreach71 doing a left hand up switch cast. Good body position and hands properly placed to start the lift. My suggestion is to use a little more top hand and circle up or drift into casting position after your sweep, just before firing your forward cast. A little more top hand in the forward cast can be used with a definite stop at the two o’clock position. You do a good job moving your center of gravity into the forward cast. Using your top hand more to execute the cast is a good thing! Another idea: Grab a single hand 5 weight and practice with your left hand to help develop your forward stroke.

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