The Best, Cheapest, Favorite Mono Running lines: Use and Disposal

My favorite cheap running line is Berkley Big Game Ultragreen #40lbs test. Its cheap and shoots great. It sinks though, but for the price thats not a deal breaker. It requires good stretching just like the more expensive Varivas Airs which doesn’t sink as much and shoots like crazy. Varivas AIRS, a monofilament line has…Continue reading The Best, Cheapest, Favorite Mono Running lines: Use and Disposal

Proper Spey Casting Technique- the Golden Rule of Spey Casting

When the rod passes your position, your shoulder, it must be rising,….Robert Gillespie   One of the Golden Rules of Spey Casting according to Robert Gillespie is this: (on the sweep) when the rod passes your position, your shoulder, it must be rising, whether in the straight line incline or the climbing curve. Here is…Continue reading Proper Spey Casting Technique- the Golden Rule of Spey Casting

Best fly fishing Combo under $100 may be the best fly rod combo under $200 update 9/15/19

Update: My new favorite Rod!   Not that I go around trying every inexpensive fly fishing combo in the world in order to find the very best possible, but I do think I’ve found a winner.  Watch the following video to see why I like the Cortland Fairplay fly fishing outfit. Last Summer I picked…Continue reading Best fly fishing Combo under $100 may be the best fly rod combo under $200 update 9/15/19

A Skagit and Spey Casting tips, tricks, basics, and Essentials Video featuring Mike!

My Buddy Mike and I returned to one of our favorite rivers last weekend. A few years ago at this time of year we did alright on a different stretch of river, each landing a nice Steelhead. Catching Steelhead has a nice way of taking the pain out of the frozen blocks of ice that…Continue reading A Skagit and Spey Casting tips, tricks, basics, and Essentials Video featuring Mike!

Skagit Casting for Distance

23 Tips to Improve your Skagit Casting Distance and Power

1)  Squeeze the Rod with your bottom hand and relax your top hand. This will help you use your bottom hand throughout the cast whether you are casting midrange or Skagit Casting for Distance. 2)  Sweep with your bottom hand as much as possible. This will prepare you for using the bottom hand during the…Continue reading 23 Tips to Improve your Skagit Casting Distance and Power

The Difference Between Scandi and Underhand Styles of Casting

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtrSbHRMFBo Janusz Panicz. My mentor in all things Scandi What is the difference between Scandi and Underhand Casting? First, I would like to thank Llandogo who had this to say about my Underhand casting Goran Anderson style Video: I have used the underhand style of casting for many years and your interpretation is excellent.…Continue reading The Difference Between Scandi and Underhand Styles of Casting