This is a video to watch over and over for me personally to improve my Comp Spey Technique!
Particularly with today’s modern Scandi lines… There is no need accelerate a flat V loop in order to create high line speed on the forward cast. Its true: All we need to produce high line speed is a healthy V loop. A healthy V loop Is void of any and all slack. Actually I’ve produced…Continue reading Exposing a Spey Casting Myth: Scandi Lines: Single Spey
Norway’s Geir Hanson I have found myself that when I keep my top hand elbow tight to my ribcage, whether it be for short heads and switch rods or long rods with long lines, it really cleans up my cast!!! It helps me, a bunch, especially when I find myself getting sloppy. …Continue reading Simple Spey Casting Secret
This is a post written by Riveraddict aka Ed Ward on Speypagesand it is an excellent read for anyone wanting to learn about swinging flies for winter Steelhead. Since I’ve got nothing better to do right now in Texas, here’s my advice on LEARNING it. Keep in mind that this is based upon my OPINION. Keep in…Continue reading Bullet points: Swinging Flies for Steelhead
This is a post written by Riveraddict aka Ed Ward on Speypagesand it is an excellent read for anyone wanting to learn about swinging flies for winter Steelhead. Since I’ve got nothing better to do right now in Texas, here’s my advice on LEARNING it. Keep in mind that this is based upon my OPINION.…Continue reading Swinging for Winter Steel
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
I have not had the pleasure of meeting Jay personally but when I’m near Eugene I love to stop by the Caddis Fly Shop and pick up a few of his amazing creations. He is a fly tier, creator, writer, with such a laid back style that he looks like he is just playing at…Continue reading Jay Nicholas, Prolific Tier of Cool Steelhead flies and Spey Enthousiast
Really good review of the Sage X Spey rod by Tropher Browne
The 2020 Clearwater Spey Clave has been Canceled. To read about the 2019 Clearwater Spey Clave read below! Coolest Spey Store on the PlanetBearded Beauty The 2019 Clearwater Spey Clave was a blast. A wet blast. It rained like crazy. We did our presentations on the river, and in the afternoon we did informal Spey…Continue reading Poppy’s Clearwater Spey Clave 2020 Cancelled!
I want to throw a bone to my friends who come to this site regularly. Although I have made so many mistakes here, including negligence and incompetence (loosing my email list, maybe twice) people regular users still check in and I want to show my appreciation by dropping some value bombs by way of sharing…Continue reading A Spey, Skagit, Scandi Casting tip for readers of this Site