Originally Posted by Joseph C.
I took my 9w out to the lake yesterday morning and limbered it out for an hour. My very first time waving a fly rod and I can only say that 1. I didn't hook myself and 2. It sure looks easier on YouTube. I did get to the point where I could lay it out 30 or 35 feet in front om me without getting tangled up.
Next trip is to the beach!
Keep your rod tip down, mend your line to get the fly moving toward you THEN back cast!