I just published a Spey Casting Youtube video about the drift or circle up.  The circle up is the part of the cast that gets you from the end of the sweep to the beginning of the forward cast.   According to the Flyfishers International website, the definition of the Drift is:  Drift – Rod rotation

Skagit casting puts a big bend in the Deathstar because of the short, heavy Skagit line and sink tip

 Skagit casting isn’t really much different than any other style of Spey casting. It should be slow, smooth, fluid, effortless, beautiful, efficient, and effective. Hot off the Press: 23 tips to improve your Skagit Casting Power and Distance. 1) Cut the hook off of your fly, stand in one place and practice for an