Published Sep 1. 1997 - 23 years ago
Updated or edited Dec 9. 2016

Sven Ostermann

Sven Ostermann at the Danish Fly Festival where he certified as a casting instructor

German Sven Ostermann is one of a very few FFF-Certified Flycasting Instructors in Europe. This designates him a very fine fly caster and instructor.
It is therefor natural that his first article on this web site explains how to cure the three most common casting errors.
You can also find one of Sven's patterns: The Real Deerhair.
Sven can be contacted via e-mail on the address


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