Proper Spey Casting Technique- the Golden Rule of Spey Casting

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

From Skagit lines and sink tips to floating scandi lines

A few tips for Spey fishermen who are transitioning from winter steelhead and trout fishing in colder water temperatures that require casting heavy Skagit lines, heavy sink tips, and weighted flies to spey casting for summer steelhead and, or trout in warmer water temperatures with smaller flies. Scandi lines are very light, rear weighted, and…Continue reading From Skagit lines and sink tips to floating scandi lines

Best fly fishing Combo under $100 may be the best fly rod combo under $200 update 9/15/19

Update: My new favorite Rod!   Not that I go around trying every inexpensive fly fishing combo in the world in order to find the very best possible, but I do think I’ve found a winner.  Watch the following video to see why I like the Cortland Fairplay fly fishing outfit. Last Summer I picked…Continue reading Best fly fishing Combo under $100 may be the best fly rod combo under $200 update 9/15/19