I’m casting my trustee Beulah Classic 7/8 Spey rod with a 19′ 570 grain chopped beer can Skagit head and 10′ of t14 with a weighted fly. It’s pretty old school and too heavy for my personal liking but the rod can handle it and it’s what I had for Skagit artillery at the moment. […]
Here is what Janusz Panicz had to say about my Some things I’ve learned about Scandinavian Spey Casting video. It is about the line speed. This speed is generated at the end of the forward cast by pulling with your bottom hand toward your belly. It’s the underhand that generates speed. If you were to push […]
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 […]
Janusz Panicz is a Spey caster and fisherman from Poland. He has a unique and amazing style that largely incorporates his bottom hand. He refers to it as Modern Scandinavian Spey casting. He has taken me under his wing and been a great help in my learning to cast Scandi Style I will share part […]
I figure eighted a little wading belt around my arm and wrist and this is the results. I had it a little tight, but it helped me use my bottom hand a little more and rely on top hand a little less.
Ok. I can not do a cast without using my top hand. A lot of top hand. Can’t make myself do it. Throughout this entire process of trying to learn what I call Modern Scandinavian casting I have discovered that my top hand is quite a crutch. Out of the hundreds of casts I’ve made […]