Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "spey casting" Tag

Being underhanded is a good thing. No, no, not politics!

If you Google Spey casting, you’ll get swamped with a whole new dictionary of terms for casting. But they are all water tension casts and easy to learn. [...]

June 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Roll cast… when you can.

If you master the easiest of all fly casting techniques, the roll cast, it will open up a myriad of extremely effective casts for both the single and two handed rod. [...]

December 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Modern fly line technology broadens a fly rod’s range

Utilizing current fly line technology makes selecting a fly rod or rods an easy game, one that will save you a lot of money - you can do more with less when fly fishing [...]

December 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Steelheading in BC and OR with “Blue”

Chad Smith's drone and "Blue" gift us the beauty of a fall run of steelhead trout in British Columbia and Oregon. The music by the Strumbellas helps take you away [...]

November 28, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics: FREE your single handed 9-footer from WF bondage

Putting away a single handed rod (SHR) and buying another $800 rod so you can spey cast is no longer necessary. Try less than a $100 for lines and you're in spey-ville, ready to improve your casts, fishing and [...]

June 9, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: Revisiting switch rod fly lines and making sense out of ad copy

When the US steelhead anglers needed a line to cast on lightweight rods using heavy lines and flies they developed what are known as Skagit lines [...]

November 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Industry News: RIO adds new advantages to popular InTouch line

The launch of this line was at the European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition in Warsaw, Poland 6/15, where it won the “Best New Fly Line for 2016” award [...]

July 3, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Sage out of the box again and ups its MOD game

“I’ve been thinking about this rod for quite some time now, it was conceived as I fished smaller to medium sized trout streams,” says Sage chief rod designer Jerry Siem [...]

June 15, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Wanna’ cast a 100-feet, easily?

Because of the rapidly developing interest in switch rods, both the fly rod and fly line manufacturers have begun in earnest to develop newer and better rods and fly lines [...]

September 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: RIO introduce Scandi & Scandi VersiTip

RIO Products continues to expand its offerings in its spey line category with the addition of the new Scandi Shooting Head and Scandi VersiTip. [...]

March 6, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide