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Single hand Trout Spey :
Learning to Spey cast

Once you have your gear, the fun part starts - learning to use it.

 

The recommended path is to begin with a roll cast, transition to a switch cast, then learn the double Spey and snap-T or circle Spey and finally the snake roll.

 

There are a number of good videos out there, and I would recommend Simon Gawesworth’s - he’s also published an excellent book on single hand Spey casting.

 

Alternatively, consider hiring a casting instructor to speed up your journey.

 

 



Single hand Trout Spey : Getting started with a 9 ft 5wt rod

+ Getting started
+ Rods and Skagit heads
+ Sink tips for Skagit heads
+ Tippet for Skagit heads
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Intermediate Skagit heads

+ Hybrid heads
+ Floating tips for Skagit heads
+ Running lines
+ Cost effective approach
+ Learning to Spey cast
+ A final word


What is Trout Spey

+ How it all began
+ What is Spey casting?
+ Fly lines
+ Single versus two handed rods
+ Favourite Trout Spey outfits
+ Conclusions

 

Single Hand Skagit - Science behind the magic

+ Where it all began
+ Head design
+ Sink tips
+ Casting heavy sink tips
+ Running lines
+ Reels
+ Rods
+ Intermediate heads
+ Favourite outfits
+ Conclusions




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