Novice Tip: Mend Up or Mend Down?

November 19, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

If you are just beginning to fly fish for trout, “mending” can seem like one of the more daunting skills to learn. Phil Monahan demystifies it for you this week in “Mending: Upstream or Down?” on MidCurrent.
Excerpt: “MENDING is an aspect of fly-line control that many anglers have trouble with. Here’s a very simple definition: mending is the process by which you counteract the effects of current on the fly line, thus enabling a longer dead drift.”