Mending Alternative: the Underpowered Cast

July 9, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

underpoweredcast_150_2.jpgIn his weekly “Fine Lines” column on MidCurrent, Phil Monahan tells us one reason to learn the underpowered sidearm cast: as an alternative to a reach-and-mend, it can make drag-free presentations a breeze, especially in complicated currents. “They may look ugly but can be very effective,” he says.