Fishing Fly Fishing Casting Call Who taught you to cast? Your dad? Friends? Books? Magazines? Or yourself … just pounding out the loops on the... By Tim Romano & Kirk Deeter | Published Mar 17, 2008 6:33 PM Fishing SHARE Who taught you to cast? Your dad? Friends? Books? Magazines? Or yourself … just pounding out the loops on the water. Probably all the above. But I’m looking for number one. (I’m working on a project and need your input.) Thanks. Deeter Fly Fishing MORE TO READ RELATED Texas Man Catches and Releases Monster Alligator Snapping Turtle Justin Broomhall, who accidentally hooked the turtle on Father's Day, guessed that it went over 200 pounds and was between 100 and 150 years old READ NOW RELATED Video: Iowa Angler Boats 71-Pound Flathead Catfish The monster catfish was estimated to be more than 60 years old RELATED F&S: Classics Fishing for Dinosaurs In this story from the archives, to catch-and-release anglers from Texas sought to elevate the alligator gar from its "trash fish" reputation.