Examples of Spey casting styles, techniques, and tackle

  • The difference between sinktips and polyleaders is important to understand to avoid fishing and casting problems

    Spey Lines
  • Spey lines are designed for a reason to fit different styles of Spey casting so we need to know which line works with what cast and why

    Spey Lines
  • With all of the types of Spey lines out there, it can be confusing as to which is what. Here's a guide to help sort that out.

    Spey Lines
  • Part one of a two part series on sorting out the differences between Scandinavian shooting heads and Skagit shooting heads.

    Spey Lines
  • Part two of a two part series on sorting out the differences between Scandinavian shooting heads and Skagit shooting heads.

    Spey Lines
  • Think you need a real heavy fly line to cast a very heavy, high drag fly? Watch this and see what is possible.

    Spey Casting Techniques
  • Here's a short demonstration on Spey casting with a little trout rod. We so associate Spey casting with big two handed rods that we can sometimes forget that Spey casting can be done with any fly rod. If we can roll cast and overhead cast, we're 50% of the way to learning Spey casting.

    Single Hand Spey Casting
  • Using Spey casts with a trout rod and an intermediate line

    Single Hand Spey Casting
  • Learning to cast with our non-dominant hand up becomes easier if we use this drill

    Spey Casting Techniques
  • Here's an early season casting tuneup with a long belly line and a Single Spey

    Traditional
  • Here's the short version of an early season casting tuneup with a long belly line and a Single Spey

    Traditional
  • The Scandinavian style of Spey casting is characterized by extensive use of the bottom hand, compact casting motions, and a high rod stop

    Scandinavian
  • Lifting a full sink shooting head should not require a roll cast. Here's one way to do it.

    Scandinavian
  • Here's a demonstration of a few Skagit casts

    Skagit
  • A demonstration of the Skagit Double Spey cast.
    Skagit
  • A tutorial that breaks down the components of a Skagit Double Spey

    Skagit
  • A demonstration of the Downstream Perry Poke

    Skagit
  • The 2015 Grand River Spey Clave

    Spey Claves
  • The 2014 Grand River Spey Clave

    Spey Claves
  • The 2012 Grand River Spey Clave

    Spey Claves
  • Managing running line when using shooting heads becomes an essential part of our game once we begin to shoot for distance.

    Spey Casting Techniques