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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

What is Micro Spey? Ask the folks out West…

If you have not experienced a micro spey rod, give the Winston Boron or the Redington Hydrogen a fling. These short spey rods maybe the next classic trout rod. [...]

June 13, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Become a better angler by hitting your target, wherever it is.

If you can fly cast big, you will do well in any ballpark - add accuracy, and you’ll surprisingly exceed your expectations. Be a complete player. [...]

May 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Your fly rod has to fit – it labels you as a fly fisher

If you’re into fly fishing, there isn’t anything that defines more accurately than how well you cast, and that has nothing to do with long distance casts [...]

April 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Rajeff on the birth of a fly rod

Probably the most quoted measurement about a fishing rod is its modulus, but that is only a part of the equation that makes for that perfect fly rod [...]

July 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Micro-Guides, Are they for fly rods?

Micro guides are not part of the mainstream fly fishing industry conversation but in the world of tournament bass fishing it is current and a new go-to [...]

July 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Girl 12 beats Steve Rajeff at U.S. Casting Championships

The Golden Gate and Oakland Angling & Casting Clubs have produced many of our past US casting champions. San Francisco is an unlikely Mecca for fly casters. [...]

August 24, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, News, Slide

Tips & Tactics: A casting film that takes complicated out of two-handed

Switch rods, as they got monikered by Bob Meiser decades ago, can best be cast by employing the Scandanavian method, a technique using less energy to create longer casts. [...]

May 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Switch Rods: “Getting to know you, getting to know all about you”

The switch rod, correctly made as a switch rod... not over 11-feet, is like a triple-option quaterback in football - Cordell Stewart (Slash) comes to mind. [...]

April 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Maxine McCormick is 11 and can out cast you by a lot

She won the U.S. National Casting Championships in Long Beach, Maxine scored a combined score of 289 out of 300 maximum score to win the title [...]

September 18, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide