The Best, Cheapest, Favorite Mono Running lines: Use and Disposal

My favorite cheap running line is Berkley Big Game Ultragreen #40lbs test. Its cheap and shoots great. It sinks though, but for the price thats not a deal breaker. It requires good stretching just like the more expensive Varivas Airs which doesn’t sink as much and shoots like crazy. Varivas AIRS, a monofilament line has…Continue reading The Best, Cheapest, Favorite Mono Running lines: Use and Disposal

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

Advanced Spey Casting Techniques: Spey Casting Techniques for intermediate Spey casters and newby Skagit casters

In the above Spey Casting Video, I will share my version of three Spey casting techniques, including the Perry Poke Skagit cast, popularized by Ed Ward, the Skagit Casting legend. The dreaded Perry Poke, which, when performed properly on the Deschutes, has been know to scare Atlantic Salmon as far away as Denmark.     Skagit…Continue reading Advanced Spey Casting Techniques: Spey Casting Techniques for intermediate Spey casters and newby Skagit casters