Originally Posted by rjackh
hanks for the tips guys. i practiced again yesterday while concentrating on being as smooth as possible and it really helped a lot. i think my main problem was that i was trying to muscle it way too much. i know this is off topic for this thread, but my next issue now is accuracy. anyone have tips to improve accuracy? one thing i noticed yesterday was the more overhanded i casted (that is the less side arm i casted) the more accurate i was. i felt like my loops were better when doing this too. this a coincidence or good form?
Zero muscle involved in casting a fly rod. I've been a surfcaster since I was a toddler. I've been flyfishing for about 8 years now and I still fight the urge to muscle my casts. As far as accuracy goes, when I get some I'll let you know where I found it.