Can you learn how to fly cast online? Can fly casting videos help you to shoot more line out? You bet on both occasions! Is it better to have someone in person with you? To have your own teacher and/or mentor? Yes and Yes! I’ve taught many people how to cast a single handed rod over the years and...
WFS 127 – Scandi Style Lines with Klaus Frimor – Underhand Spey Casting, Clearwater River, Loop, Steelhead, Atlantic SalmonDave -
Show Notes: Klaus Frimor shares a great perspective on scandi lines and casting (aka underhand casting). Klaus tells his story about growing up in Denmark and how his connection with Loop came to be. Klaus is the main rod designer for single and two handed rods for Loop. Klaus shares his perspective on how and why spey casting and spey lines are different if Europe vs the US.
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Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/27 I was finally able to sit down and have a conversation with Tim Rawlins from Line Speed Jedi dot com. Tim has been documenting his spey casting journey on his youtube channel and website. Tim not only breaks out some amazing resources for those interested in spey casting but shares some crazy Alaskan stories from his time flying bush planes. I'm excited to get into this one so let's jump in and get er done.
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https://wetflyswing.com/21 I had the pleasure of talking with Matt Klara who has been around the spey game for quite a while now. Matt breaks down single handed spey casting and how you can and should get started on it. We talk about Big Sky Anglers, fishing for trout with a 7 wt, Sexy Loops and how he grew up on the Madison spending his summers living out of a camper. Don't miss this one as Matt shares his huge tip on a video that is incredible in describing how to "fish" a sinking line for steelhead.
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Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/09 In episode 009 of the Fly Fishing Podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing Simon Gawesworth who is one of the biggest names in fly fishing today. Simon breaks down spey lines in detail including what's new this year and what he sees in the future of spey. He talks about choosing lines for windy conditions, a good sinking line for summer fish, some of the new products in line for RIO including triple density lines. This one goes quick so click the button below to have a listen.
Over the years, I've taught a lot of people how to cast a single handed fly rod. By far, the biggest issue I see is breaking your wrist. Don't get me wrong, there are times when you will move your wrist, and I'll talk about that in a bit. But, for right now, if you are struggling with your cast...
In regards to spey casting, does this sound familiar at all: "Sometimes I get a nice spey cast out there but about half the time my line fails to shoot out straight on the water." "I end up checking my line after a short session to notice that I have a number of "wind" knots in my leader." "My cast lacks the...
WFS 100 – Joan Wulff Podcast – Fly Casting Tips, Lee Wulff, Yarn Rod, Dun Magazine, American SportsmanDave -
Show Notes: https://wetflyswing.com/joan Fantasy Fly Fishing Trips: https://wetflyswing.com/destination For Episode 100!!! - I'm happy to share a chat I had with one of the greatest people in fly fishing. Joan Wulff shares her great story and how she came to make a life in fly fishing. We talk about how to double haul correctly, her first job with Garcia in the early days, how she toured the fly fishing show sequence, and her connection to Lee Wulff.
When was the last time you listened to a podcast or interview that really moved you to do something? Maybe it was a video that convinced you to actually get out and take action? How about something as simple as Spey Casting Tips? I am obviously a little weird and extreme when it comes to fly fishing but that happened...
Yes, Sick. I can throw that out there now because I've had quite the embarrassing week...... and to be honest, Sick just sounds about right. I just returned from a Casting Instructor Class with the Federation of Fly Fishers and had an eye opening experience. Not because of the challenge, although becoming a casting instructor is a major challenge, but because I was...