It is a way to get your fly and line off the water and still load the rod on a roll cast. But the real reason to learn casts such as this is it develops your casting and feel for the line in circumstances when casting is awkward.
Originally Posted by Uncle Jesse
I dunno. Maybe I am missing something, but to me, it just looks like a roll cast with a double haul. I don't see the advantage over a roll cast. But hey, whatever works for you, stick with it.