This is a great Spey instructional video, maybe the best I have ever seen. This is a great Spey instructional video, maybe the best I have ever seen. One little wrinkle I will add, if your planning on casting a long line this way, is to not over rotate when you throw your D…Continue reading Simon Gawesworth’s Amazing Snap T with Longer Spey Lines Video
Stick to one Rod and one line Stick to two casts: One off of each shoulder.
This is so cool! I just came across this when youtube suggested it on my Youtube home page. The cast at 1:4o is superb! I believe its a quadruple spiral snake roll cast. Whatever. I’m not good at naming casts but I know a good one when I see it. What a stud! Great music…Continue reading Trout 66 degrees North Christopher Rownes
Redington Path #7 10′ Fly Rod: Why I love it as a mini Spey Rod. Could this be the best Value in a mini Spey Rod on the Market? This particular Redington Path is a straight forward rod. The Redington Path 10′ #7 with an OPST Commando, or Commando Groove Skagit head of 225…Continue reading Redington Path #7 10′ Fly Rod Review (Hint- I Love it) …OPST Commando
Takeaways from Marcus’s Video. Thanks Ashland Fly Shop!!! (Swing by your feet first and work your way out) Pace: 4 casual walking steps (big water pace) (clear water) Murky water, (or colder water) less than three steps, working methodically Slow down to one or two steps through the juicy parts of the run Some Anglers…Continue reading Swinging Flies Through a Run: How to.
Some excellent tips here and quality instruction from April Vokey and Anchored Outdoors
Compliments of Deschutes Anglers youtube channel and guide Alex Gonsiewski.
This is a great video by guide Nick Rowell on the Deschutes River I found on the Deschutes Angler Youtube channel. Keep the fly fishing effectively in productive water Don’t try casting outside your effective fishing zone: In other words if your fly isn’t turning over, reel in more line and only shoot as much…Continue reading The Three Most Vital Tips on How to Catch More Steelhead on the Swing
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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