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
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
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!