Here are some highlights from the various videos I’ve made during my first year as editor and chief of Linespeedjedi.com
I had the opportunity to capture a few of my attempted Scandinavian Spey Casting loops from a distance on video this week showing both the D loop and the forward loop. You can also see my anchor placement. A few things you might notice: A high stop. Maybe a little too high. I will now…Continue reading Some Scandi Casting Loops, Faults, Fixes and Improvements.
Here is my most recent video with commentary from Janusz Panicz Watched your recent videos shot from behind you. Verdict is: you drop your hands prior to forward cast. You should let the upper hand move down/follow the curve of the rod angle… but this should be a part of the forward…Continue reading The Scandinavian Spey Cast from behind.
Janusz Panicz is a Spey caster and fisherman from Poland. He has a unique and amazing style that largely incorporates his bottom hand. He refers to it as Modern Scandinavian Spey casting. He has taken me under his wing and been a great help in my learning to cast Scandi Style I will share part…Continue reading Janusz Panicz
I figure eighted a little wading belt around my arm and wrist and this is the results. I had it a little tight, but it helped me use my bottom hand a little more and rely on top hand a little less.
Ok. I can not do a cast without using my top hand. A lot of top hand. Can’t make myself do it. Throughout this entire process of trying to learn what I call Modern Scandinavian casting I have discovered that my top hand is quite a crutch. Out of the hundreds of casts I’ve made…Continue reading Modern Scandinavian Spey Casting: Progress report: There is no progress.
I plan on doing the following exercise for my next sessions on the water. No line shooting, just grooving the switch cast. I don’t do a lot of switch casting because I like to practice direction changes, but I think the continuous stream of switch casting is my only option for now, particularly with my…Continue reading Game plan for Developing my Underhand Scandi Spey Casting Technique
For more on Scandi Casting see: Some things I’ve Learned about Scandi Casting … Part 1, Part 2, Casting with a Granbo top hand tamer, Scandi progress report, Scandinavian Casting Faults, Fixes and Improvements and… Scandinavian Spey Casting Issues. After my last post about Scandit casting, or maybe it is more aptly called Skandit casting, it…Continue reading Scandinavian Casting- learning to use the bottom hand