My latest video with some bad casting by yours truly, with mending, line control, and random tips, followed by a couple really good videos by Ard Stetts and Patient Pete, Two really, really good fishermen. Enjoy and learn! Thanks for watching!!!! Skagit Casting, Anchor Placement, Line Control, Mending Uploaded by Line Speed Jedi on 2018-09-10. […]
How to Skagit Cast for More Distance and Power For more Skagit casting tips go to: https://linespeedjedi.com/23-tips-to-improve-your-skagit-casting-distance-and-power#comment-468 This Video gives detailed instructions on how to vastly improve the distance, Power, efficiency and effortlessness of your Skagit Casting as well as Scandi Casting and Spey Casting in General. 1) Squeeze the Rod with your bottom hand […]
The North 40 Fly shop just came out with this new 40 plus minute video featuring Klaus Frimor at the Montana Trout Spey Clave this year, hot off the press! It’s touted as a Scandi casting crash course. Klaus is hilarious of course and gives the Skagit guys a pretty hard time, all in good […]
The most important elements in Casting a longer Spey line a long distance are anchor placement, a taught, powerful V loop, with no slack, and it doesn’t hurt to have a long, powerful forward stroke. I think a great way to practice is to work mostly on the V loop and anchor placement before worrying […]
I love this guys teaching technique and casting style. Is Scandi Casting BETTER than Skagit? – Klaus Frimor on Underhand Fly Casting Visit North 40 Fly Shop HERE — https://goo.gl/ELUye8 Klaus Frimor, one of the world’s best Scandi casters, and product designer for Loop Tackle has been preaching to us the advantages of this style […]
As far as the Perry Poke goes I usually pitch a wedge of line way out in front of me and cast it more like Ed Wards Snap T. I find it a very powerful cast for creating line speed used by some great casters such as George Cook and Josh Lynn. I love the […]
I had the opportunity to practice with my competition rod on a quiet lake under optimal conditions for casting and videoing so I decided to try to improve on my single spey presentation. Single Spey 2.0 – Longbelly Actual Spey Casting starts at 9:43 A Spey Casting session where I’m working on my Single […]
Robert Gillespie is a highly respected Fly and Spey Casting instructor. If you are interested in learning more about spey casting technique there are some great articles on Robert Gillespie’s Website. Anchor placement in spey casting with Robert Gillespie Robert Gillespie en el Clinic de Lanzado de PescaTravel en el Embalse de La Jarosa en […]
Trout Tips: Choosing a rod These days, when even a modestly priced rod will set you back $350, it’s more important than ever to choose wisely. Whenever I rod shop, I’m reminded of that scene in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, when the traitor arrives in the Grail Room and is handed the false […]
OPINION: Fly Fishing “Brand Ambassadors” + Social Media – What Might They Be Doing to Your Fishery? The December 2017 American Angler cover photo is of Patrick Duke, a fishing guide in Colorado, presenting an impressive male brown trout, a trophy fish anyone would love to claim. The brown also has a noticeable beat up […]
I just published a Spey Casting Youtube video about the drift or circle up. The circle up is the part of the cast that gets you from the end of the sweep to the beginning of the forward cast. According to the Flyfishers International website, the definition of the Drift is: Drift – Rod rotation […]
There are no rules, other than It must be fun. It has to be a happy day. Dad needs to be in a good mood, the entire time. It’s like training a puppy. It’s not about demanding that the puppy obey, it’s more about building a bond and establishing a rapport with the puppy and […]
Thanks to Poppy at the Redshed Fly Shop I was able to implement the try before you buy plan and try a couple Airflo Skagit Scout heads and a 10′ OPST Micro Spey floating tip. I picked the Airflo Skagit Scout 180 grain as opposed to the OPST Commando head because I wanted to […]
I scoured the internet for some seldom seen footage of Travis Johnson and came across this article about sink tips for winter steelhead, and multi-density Skagit lines. I found it all very interesting. A Tip on Tips, and a Line on Lines Well my winter steelhead season is not done but we are well […]
Roll cast – Spey casting made easy from TwinPeakesflyfishing on Vimeo.
A short featuring Sara Roholt fly fishing for trout using two-handed or “spey” rods on the Missouri River, Montana in Dec. 2011. Down & Across from scumliner media on Vimeo.