The Three Most Vital Tips on How to Catch More Steelhead on the Swing

This is a great video by guide Nick Rowell on the Deschutes River I found on the Deschutes Angler Youtube channel. Keep the fly fishing effectively in productive water Don’t try casting outside your effective fishing zone: In other words if your fly isn’t turning over, reel in more line and only shoot as much…Continue reading The Three Most Vital Tips on How to Catch More Steelhead on the Swing

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

Skagit Casting for Distance

23 Tips to Improve your Skagit Casting Distance and Power

1)  Squeeze the Rod with your bottom hand and relax your top hand. This will help you use your bottom hand throughout the cast whether you are casting midrange or Skagit Casting for Distance. 2)  Sweep with your bottom hand as much as possible. This will prepare you for using the bottom hand during the…Continue reading 23 Tips to Improve your Skagit Casting Distance and Power

Spey Casting: 10 Things any Fly Fisher must know before Spey Casting, Scandi or Skagit Casting

Here is a list of newby Spey Casting basics to get you started on your Spey Casting, Scaninavin style, or Skagit casting journey. Rank beginners: 1) For a multi tip shooting head, such as a Skagit head or multi tip Scandi or Spey shooting head, which are basically shooting heads with 10 or 15 feet chopped…Continue reading Spey Casting: 10 Things any Fly Fisher must know before Spey Casting, Scandi or Skagit Casting

Single Spey Cast: Four Parts, Six Simple Steps, Twenty crucial tips for casting Spey lines.

  How to single Spey cast video: Instructional, tutorial, but not exactly legendary. I made this to help people learn to spey cast something longer than a compact Scandi, or Skagit shooting head.   Really this will cover the bases for all spey lines but I know it will help you if you’re moving up…Continue reading Single Spey Cast: Four Parts, Six Simple Steps, Twenty crucial tips for casting Spey lines.