December 31st, 2006

By James Castwell

These days you can't do anything without a tool, usually a new and improved one at that. I am now happy to bring you such a thing. The long awaited but as of yet un-invented, but highly necessary, and hard to believe it hasn't been thought up yet, the instrument for accomplishing the nearly impossible to do all by ones self, the 'Double-haul-devise.'

The world has langered long over such a boon to fly fishing. Long are the wails of those uncoordinated, the lost souls of short-castitis, the guys who just can't get it out there. Ofttimes the temptation of strong drink has been the only respite of those so doomed. No longer will they languish in those groups of casters referred to as 'child-like' casting distances. They will be able to 'Play with the big boys'. When the desire to get a cast upstream, they will forever be able 'to get it up,' This revolutionary device will revolutionize their fly-fishing and the revolving question of whether or not to pull, push or shove it.

Learning the double-haul is nearly impossible, as we all know. Perhaps one in five thousand can perform it, two percent nearly correctly and half of them don't care as they are too old to fly fish anymore. With the new 'Double-haul Device,' not only can the corordinationly challenged, (which includes most of the American male population) learn to perform the move but can continue to do it into advancing ages.

Most machines are too heavy to be of any value, not so with the 'Double-Haul Devise,' nearly weightless, it can easily be stored in the watch pocket of any Montana tuxedo (blue jeans). Although one might think they could just look at the pictures here,

Double-Haul Device

you will find you of course can not. The secret is in the carefully engineered items and their exact placement on the line. There is no baling wire, duck(t)-tape, (nor were any injured in the making of these) or bubble gum involved. What appears to be baling twine, however, is.

The first thing you may notice is the sliding ring. This is one of the marvels of the devise. As it slides along the shaft of the fly rod. Another serious element is that little clip. What about that. And the snap is just perfect. Marvelous. The velcro tape at the end is of course absolutely necessary for the attachment. Now, here is the good part. I am throwing this open to all. I am not even thinking of applying for a patent, which of course would most certainly be granted. And the retail price is only $14.95. (Slightly higher west of the Rockies) What could be more fair for a tool which makes learning so simple a cave-man could do it and which would facilitate the near flawless performance of the style enhancing double-haul.

You Can Do This TOO!

Yes, my good friends, be the first on your block to jump on the bandwagon and get yours today. Don't wait. Quantities are limited. Send in the coupon to the address included. And, coming soon, the 'new, advanced, improved, lighter, faster, bigger and better, 'Deluxe Double-Haul Davice.' (D.D.H.D.)

Your friend in better casting, ~ James Castwell

Till next week, remember . . .

Keepest Thynne Baakast Upeth

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