Ok, short but sweet: Use lightish sink tips to start with. Use moderate flies keep your coils off of the water as much as possible More later. Gotta run.
I had the opportunity to fish and cast with the OPST Commando head coupled with a 10’ Micro Skagit floating head and I had a ball. I don’t necessarily recommend this set up as ideal because the heavy body pretty much overpowered the dainty tip but it was fun to play with put together some […]
Whether you like short heads or not you must admit that this video production took a lot of work and is funny, amusing, informative and very well done! Hats off to Oliver Sutro! Here is another cool video By Oliver Sutro…
I enjoyed an epic Fathers day weekend of swinging mini Spey heads with Streamers for Trout because I spent some time on the river with my boys. Charlie is a beast. We spent two evenings on our local water and I could not get him to quit, even after filling his waders, wading in arm […]
Ok, its not an Official OPST Commando Skagit head, its mock up from a chopped factory shooting head I destroyed. Charlie is casting with an 8’6″ 6/7 single hander that has had the tip broke a time or two, so its probably a little over 8′ long. The rod is lined with a little Skagit […]
When performing any Spey Cast it is important for the lower leg of the D loop and the anchor (which is basically any part of the line, tip, leader or fly left on or in the water when the forward cast is being applied) to be aligned with the intended target. In this video young […]
I have not invested in an OPST Commando head, yet, because I shot my wad on a Carron competition rod and a fabulous Galeforce shooting head that is 72′ long and weighs in at over 1000 grains. These long lines are great fun for recreational casting and distance competitions. What is recreational casting? In my […]