I gave my first casting demonstrations that really amounted to anything at the old Pan Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles way back in April of 1952.
Since that time I expect I’ve probably given about as many demonstrations of level wind rigs, both open and closed face spinning reels and rods as well as the techniques of flipping and pitching as darn near anybody. My demonstrations have taken me all over the United States and from Tennessee to Tokyo as well as from Nevada to New Zealand. And there have been numerous other spots both in and out of the USA.
If I’ve learned anything over having spent those countless hours trying to help my audiences learn more about casting – it’s this. There is more than one way to do darn near anything. And that certainly applies where various types of casting are concerned. [Read more…]