Gimme’ a week or two and I’ll clean up my forward stroke. Or at least make it look like I’m not suffering an infarction everytime I pull with my bottom hand. Ok, so there are eleven winter Steelhead that have made it up the river in my home away from home waters and there…Continue reading Scandinavian Casting Journey Continued
Jaunsz Panicz challenged me the other day on the sloppiness of a Single Spey cast I posted Here. It’s in the comments under the Youtube video. He wanted to know why I like to complicate things by forcing the perry poke all of the time. I have to admit, the single spey I posted was…Continue reading Single Speys with Heavy Skagit and a Bullet weight
I’m casting my trustee Beulah Classic 7/8 Spey rod with a 19′ 570 grain chopped beer can Skagit head and 10′ of t14 with a weighted fly. It’s pretty old school and too heavy for my personal liking but the rod can handle it and it’s what I had for Skagit artillery at the moment.…Continue reading Skagit Cast Killers?
Here are some highlights from the various videos I’ve made during my first year as editor and chief of Linespeedjedi.com
I’m not really sure what to call this, except for epic fails. I thought it would be fun to watch the loop sail out in a wad via slow motion video, so I decided to post it. Not sure how to analyze the casting faults using words. Its just a messed up cast. But…Continue reading Spey casting Faults and Fixes
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