Podcast: Rosenbauer's Tips on Fly Fishing Small Streams

August 25, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

After noting the need for stealth, Tom goes on to tackle the various casts that are effective in small-stream fishing and makes some intelligent suggestions for flies, rods and leaders.
“There are some very useful casts in small-stream fishing. You often don’t have a lot of backcast room. You don’t need it, because your casts are going to be short anyway; you don’t want to be casting forty feet in a tiny mountain stream, or you’ll be casting around the next bend. My advice to you, if you want to do small stream fishing, is that you want to become one with the roll cast, the cross-body cast, and the backhand cast.”