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.
Ok, this is a really funny fly fishing video. It’s too funny not to post. Rod Time Ep. 4 The Trailer: Trailer It’s the trailer to end all trailers. Join Waist Deep Media as they push the boundaries of what’s possible in fly fishing. Exotic locations, expensive microphones, dramatic music. Nothing can match the remote […]
JEFF HICKMAN – The FlyFish Journal It is satisfying to please your guide, but I don’t get guided often. I can barely guide myself, and am rarely ever comfortable on large rivers that I’ve never fished. Generally I prefer to fish alone, or with a few buddies. Sometimes it is more fun to fish together, […]
Skagit Spring – The FlyFish Journal If you’re lucky, you’ll find yourself knee deep in a slow push of un-fished water, half meditating and half hunting, sometimes with friends and sometimes alone and you’ll hope in your heart that a bright fish, not long from the Pacific, could have paused there during its upstream journey.
Beyond the Swing ALTHOUGH DAVE HUGHES’S exhaustively titled Wet Flies: Tying and Fishing Soft-Hackles, Winged and Wingless Wets, and Fuzzy Nymphshelped bring on a minor resurgence of the wet fly more than a decade ago, for many fly fishers, these old-school patterns remain something of a mystery.
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 […]
Three things I am working on in my effort to develop my casting technique with long belly Spey Lines. Keeping my elbows in front of me for the lift and sweep. Particularly with the up hand elbow. I want to keep the line moving at an incline to form the bottom leg of the V […]
How to Do a Single Spey Cast with a long belly line: Like This: Lift Slow Sweep with the body
Here is a list of newby Skagit casting basics to get you started on your Spey Casting journey 1) (Besides backing and running line) you only need your Skagit head, a sink tip, and 3 feet of straight mono leader. Oh, and a fly. 2) Once you have attached the above set up you do NOT […]