Originally Posted by Realtyman
Techniques? Yeah, maybe try tungsten beadheads so you can get the fly down quickly. I'm no casting instructor, but I would lookup a few on youtube or rent some videos from your local flyshop. Tuck cast, reach cast and a curve cast should occupy you the next time out.
Let us know how it goes. If I lived closer, I would hook up with you for a day of fishing.
I took your advice and looked at these casts. Really, they aren't too far off from what I was fumbling around doing. Now I have a much better idea.