Get A Better Grip On The Spey Rod

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ALL FLY CASTING IS ABOUT CONTROL AND TIMING, NOT POWER. This is never more true than in Spey casting. Perhaps because there are more moving parts to a Spey cast, rod and line control are crucial. This is especially challenging for the beginner whose muscle memory...



Don’t Cut Corners With The Spey Rod

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Rounding the corner is one of the most common problems in Spey casting. Anglers who are learning to spey cast will often rush the casting stroke. They will start forward with the rod without finishing their sweep. By rounding the corner at the end of the...



The Virtues of the Single Spey

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The Single Spey is one of the most efficient, and most overlooked, casts for the two-hand fly rod. Like a lot of anglers who picked up the spey rod to target steelhead, much of my early fishing focused on Skagit techniques. I spent my time perfecting...



Stacking Running Line For Better Spey Casting: Video

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How do you shoot a hundred feet of running line without a tangle? It’s easier than it sounds. There’s a very specific technique for stacking running line when spey casting. When it’s done right, everything comes off without a hitch. If you are learning to cast...



The Snap-T Cast With 2-Hand Rod: Video

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The Snap-T cast is an essential for any 2-hand angler. You really only need to know a couple of casts to be an effective angler with spey or switch rods. One of the casts you just can’t live without is the Snap-T. This easy and powerful...