The Best, Cheapest, Favorite Mono Running lines: Use and Disposal

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

Short shooting heads and long mono leaders make underhand casting unique.

Underhand Casting Goran Andersson Style

What, exactly, is Underhand Casting? What separates underhand casting, Goran Andersson style, from Modern Scandinavian casting, or any other kind of casting, at least at the outset, is the use of very short shooting heads couple with long mono leaders.  We are talking 15′ to 24′ feet long monofilament leaders.  This lends itself well to…Continue reading Underhand Casting Goran Andersson Style

So, I Starred in this Video… (only in the first, like, 25 seconds)

Chris Tracewell, Mastermind of Morse Coding                  Tim Rawlins photo My good buddy Chris from Morse Coding needed a movie star who could act like he was Spey fishing so I offered my services.  I was my own agent and shrewdly  architectured the terms of the, ahem, “modeling contract”…Continue reading So, I Starred in this Video… (only in the first, like, 25 seconds)