Bruce Kruk reminds us of three things to make a part of every cast.
The anchor is formed during the sweep phase of the spey cast. There are two variables to our sweep that affect the amount of tension in the anchor – the 2 Ps …
Entering into the world of Spey and a swung fly can be daunting. The terminology and various equipment/rigging options act as a deterrent or even barrier for some new anglers beginning their Spey journey. But developing a strong working knowledge of the basics allows for a deeper understanding of Spey fishing while helping new anglers make proper equipment and rigging choices for a given situation.
Kaptain Kanudia talks hand position.
Swinging a fly is a simple technique – when it’s done right. But, in truth, there’s also a lot that can go wrong and harm your chances of finding success.
We’ll launch the first instructional episode of the Bruce Kruk series next week, Aug. 11.
If we have an anchor that is pointing towards our target and provides the proper amount of water tension (e.g. our leader or sink tip laying flat on the water), it guarantees we have our hands in an acceptable position to make a forward cast …
I’m a firm believer in simplifying processes. First understand what we are trying to accomplish in simple terms and then break it down into steps that will get us there. Learning to spey cast is no different. While you certainly can make it as complicated as you want, for me, keeping it as simple as […]
I’ve had the privilege of teaching several hundred new Spey casters over the last decade, and during that time I’ve had the opportunity to observe ways in which the new caster can start off on the wrong or right foot.
When selecting your first equipment it is best to consult your local Spey shop. Below is some terminology so you have a little background knowledge of what you’re going to need. Equipment Terminology Spey Rod -designed for Spey casting. They can range from about 11′ up to over 20′! They feature a top and bottom grip to […]
Often referred to as the “traditional wet fly swing,” the basic technique is really pretty simple
Understanding basic Spey casting terminology will ease your learning process.