The most important elements in Casting a longer Spey line a long distance are anchor placement, a taught, powerful V loop, with no slack, and it doesn’t hurt to have a long, powerful forward stroke. I think a great way to practice is to work mostly on the V loop and anchor placement before worrying…Continue reading Setting the Anchor in The Single Spey Cast
I love this guys teaching technique and casting style.
As far as the Perry Poke goes I usually pitch a wedge of line way out in front of me and cast it more like Ed Wards Snap T. I find it a very powerful cast for creating line speed used by some great casters such as George Cook and Josh Lynn. I love the…Continue reading Perry Poke Skagit Cast – Ed Ward Style
I had the opportunity to practice with my competition rod on a quiet lake under optimal conditions for casting and videoing so I decided to try to improve on my single spey presentation. I thought I could make it short and sweet but I rambled on more than my original single spey how to…Continue reading Single Spey 2.0, Longbelly
I scoured the internet for some seldom seen footage of Travis Johnson and came across this article about sink tips for winter steelhead, and multi-density Skagit lines. I found it all very interesting. A Tip on Tips, and a Line on Lines Well my winter steelhead season is not done but we are well…Continue reading Featuring Travis Johnson with some Winter Chrome Tips
Roll cast – Spey casting made easy from TwinPeakesflyfishing on Vimeo.
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…Continue reading Rod Time Episode 4 the Trailer
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,…Continue reading Jeff Hickman