Odds 'n' Sods of Information and Opinion

Airflo single hand lines for Spey casting

Spey casting is an ever growing part of the sport and fly line companies have produced a plethora of two-hand Spey casting product to cater this demand. What can get overlooked though is the number of Airflo single hand lines on the market that are also excellent Spey casting tools. These lines meet the Spey casting needs for both single handed rods and the lighter ranges of switch rods. Read More...

Ashley Rae fishes the Grand River

Here's a great write-up and photos from Ashley Rae of SheLovesToFish.com on her time in Haldimand County, including a morning spent with me, fly fishing the Grand River.

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The new G. Loomis Asquith Fly Rods

The latest G. Loomis Asquith rods use Shimano's Spiral X blank building technology to produce very light, powerful and strong fly rods. Check out these videos describing the rod range and how they are built. Read More...

Grand River Spey Clave 2016

The 2016 Grand River Spey Clave is in the books. Read More...

Lines for overhead casting in the surf

I've always been a huge fan of Airflo's old, now out-of-production, Cold Water Salt 40+ lines. These lines were built on a mono core and had a shooting head welded to a thin intermediate running line. They were very much a classic shooting head design, only without the loop-to-loop connection. Their thick tips allowed me to cast some impressively sized flies and their Spey line style tapers made for excellent setup Spey casts.
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