From Skagit lines and sink tips to floating scandi lines

A few tips for Spey fishermen who are transitioning from winter steelhead and trout fishing in colder water temperatures that require casting heavy Skagit lines, heavy sink tips, and weighted flies to spey casting for summer steelhead and, or trout in warmer water temperatures with smaller flies. Scandi lines are very light, rear weighted, and…Continue reading From Skagit lines and sink tips to floating scandi lines

The Difference Between Scandi and Underhand Styles of Casting

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtrSbHRMFBo Janusz Panicz. My mentor in all things Scandi What is the difference between Scandi and Underhand Casting? First, I would like to thank Llandogo who had this to say about my Underhand casting Goran Anderson style Video: I have used the underhand style of casting for many years and your interpretation is excellent.…Continue reading The Difference Between Scandi and Underhand Styles of Casting

Scandinavian Spey Casting and Skagit Casting Practice…Slowing down the Lift.

Not many fish in the rivers but I was fortunate enough to take advantage of the lengthening days and get some casting practice in.  I picked up a Scientific Anglers Skagit head and wanted to compare it to my trustee Rio Skagit Short. Plus, the SA head is bright orange and I was hoping it…Continue reading Scandinavian Spey Casting and Skagit Casting Practice…Slowing down the Lift.

Casting Advice for more Efficient Skagit, Scandinavian and Spey Casting

Here is a conglomeration of Spey casting ideas that can undoubtedly help you become a more efficient Spey caster.   There are as many different ways to cast a two-handed line as there are casters so these tips may not necessarily be considered gospel to everyone out there, but if you eat the meat and…Continue reading Casting Advice for more Efficient Skagit, Scandinavian and Spey Casting