Originally Posted by Rip Tide
A quantum leap in casting for me came when I realized that the rod was just an extension of my arm and that the line would always go in the same direction I moved my hand.
Sounds too simple, I know. And that's because it is
Ah yes, the zen secret to curve casts as well. It often works better when you don't think about the bodily movement required, and just vizualize the flight-path you want the fly to take.