Video Hatch: “1956 World Champion Fly Fishing Demonstration”

April 8, 2012 By: Benjamin Clary

Here’s a true gem.  In this video, 1956 Fly Fishing World Champion Johnny Dieckman demonstrates the double haul.  Before ultra-fast fly rods changed the sport, the norm was rods made of fiberglass, a material that can make casting large amounts of line challenging. But Dieckman makes it look effortless, even taking a nice largemouth in the process.