Table of Contents INTRODUCTION Chapter One: To Cast a FlyChapter Two: The Area of Focus - Your Rod Hand and Arm Chapter Three: Basic DisciplineChapter Four: The Visual ConnectionChapter Five: False Casting Chapter Six: Tailoring Your LoopsChapter Seven: Shooting Line Chapter Eight: Double and Single Hauls Chapter Nine: Casting for Distance Chapter Ten: Variation - The OvalChapter Eleven: Fishing AdaptationsChapter Twelve: WindChapter Thirteen: The Saltwater "Quick Cast" Chapter Fourteen: Tackle Chapter Fifteen: Fly Casting Without a Fly RodChapter Sixteen: Practice -- Keep it Interesting Chapter Seventeen: An Introduction to Spey CastingChapter Eighteen: Casting with a HandicapChapter Nineteen: Introducing Youngsters to Fly Casting Afterword: Perfect Casts
Joan Wulff is the first instructor to unravel the mystery of fly casting to the point of pioneering a set of mechanics. These were presented in her book, Joan Wulff's Fly Casting Techniques (1987). She is also the author of Joan Wulff's Fly Fishing: Expert Advice from a Woman's Perspective (1991), and Joan Wulff's Fly Casting Accuracy (1997).
"If you're going to get one casting book, get this one, period, exclamation point."--Fly Rod & Reel