How to set the hook when Spey fishing for Steelhead I wrote everything I know about setting the hook for Steelhead in my, ahem, award-winning article The Steelhead Plan. An epic drama the actually features your’s truly setting the hook on a Steelhead and landing it. Here are three videos covering the subject. Enjoy. 1)…Continue reading Videos and advice about setting the hook on Steelhead
I’m using a 14′ ARE 5/6 and Rio Scandi body with a 15′ floating Skagit tip and an approximately 10′ mono leader. The floating tip is a couple sizes too big so it causes some hinging and also reveals the importance of keeping the anchor light.
After building a livestock fence on Saturday and Sunday, Charlie and I sneeked out out this Memorial day to swing flies for Trout. We waded about a half mile of creek. The sun was bright but we managed to swing up a couple of little Browns. Greaseline Charlie…Is that what you call it? We had…Continue reading Swinging for Trout with Charlie