Making the Switch to Two-Handed Casting

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THE UNION IS DIVIDED, BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER. Not since the rivalry of cats vs. dogs has there been a break like the one between two-handed and single-handed casters. Much of it stems from some practical issues of sharing the water but there's more to the story....

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...

Anchor Placement When Space Is Tight

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You could write a book about anchor placement in Spey casting. In fact, I feel sure several have been written. Rightfully so, since anchor placement is the foundation on which a good Spey cast is built. For those who are not aware, the anchor is...

The Fish Gods and The Temple of Swing

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A steelhead is caught one way and one way only, on the swing! The temperature of the room is getting kind of warm. The fishing banter takes on a surly tone when one of the guys mentions bobber fishing. This is steelheader slang for nymphing under...

Saturday Shoutout / Spey Gals Rule!

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The Rogue Angels are at it again.  Check out Kate Taylor’s in depth interview with the women competing in this years Spey-O-Rama. The Women Of SOR featuring Anita Strand, Donna O’Sullivan, Marcy Stone, Mia Sheppard, Rogue Angel Anita, Rogue Angel Donna, Rogue Angel Marcy, Rogue Angel Mia, Rogue Angel Whit, Rogue Angels, spey casting, Spey-o-Rama and Whitney Gould Lively,...