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 Groove Skagit head of 275 grains is…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.
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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
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