First of all Tom Larimer is not an “out and around” Ed Ward type of Skagit caster. That is good because he has his own style of Skagit casting that is a little more akin to conventional spey casting that could be construed as similar to Modern Scandi casting using waterborne anchors. To me, his…Continue reading Review: Tom Larimer Skagit Revolution
I’ve never met Lee Davison of Snake River Outfitters fame and Ballistic Spey lines but word on the street, or on the river, is that he is a respected competition caster who won the senior Division at the much Ballyhooed Spey-O-Rama, deep wading, gnarly angle change, nasty wind, long distance Spey casting tourney last year. He…Continue reading Lee Davison Spey Casting Instruction
I had the opportunity to capture a few of my attempted Scandinavian Spey Casting loops from a distance on video this week showing both the D loop and the forward loop. You can also see my anchor placement. A few things you might notice: A high stop. Maybe a little too high. I will now…Continue reading Some Scandi Casting Loops, Faults, Fixes and Improvements.
Here is my most recent video with commentary from Janusz Panicz Watched your recent videos shot from behind you. Verdict is: you drop your hands prior to forward cast. You should let the upper hand move down/follow the curve of the rod angle… but this should be a part of the forward…Continue reading The Scandinavian Spey Cast from behind.
I’m not really sure what to call this, except for epic fails. I thought it would be fun to watch the loop sail out in a wad via slow motion video, so I decided to post it. Not sure how to analyze the casting faults using words. Its just a messed up cast. But…Continue reading Spey casting Faults and Fixes