Another technique I've always known about but am never rigged up to try is the casting egg/ fly combo.
An acquaintaince years ago used to use heavy poppers for distance and tie a fly ahead as a "teaser" but with a longer leader, let the popper sit, and "dance" the fly for the same effect.
I have so few opportunities down here for plugging that it never occurs any more.
Good reminder for those who find breaking fish in casting distance
(which will be me in a couple of years