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spey casting

  • Trout Talk Featured

    The lost art of roll casting

    I wonder why we don’t pay more attention to roll casting. I can’t count the number of books written about perfecting loops and the overhead cast, but there’s a lot less on roll casting. This, despite the fact that when I’m actually fishing, I find myself rolling over false casting at about a 3-to-1 ratio……

  • Trout Tips

    The spey cast, part three

    How to avoid the collision loop

    We've learned about the "point" and how to avoid the "bloody L" as we learn to spey cast from RIO Products' Simon Gawesworth. Now, the casting artist has his sights set on angles, targets and how to avoid the dreaded "collision loop." https://vimeo.com/382097693 As Simon notes, any fly cast—not just a spey cast—has a distinct…

  • Fishing Travel TROUT Magazine Video spotlight

    Desert Dries

    Steelhead are never easy to catch. If they were ... well, they wouldn't be steelhead. But they might be especially difficult to catch on a skated dry fly. One western river, the desert section of the lower Deschutes, is known for big, fresh-from-the-Columbia chromers that will, indeed, hit a dry fly on the skate. https://youtu.be/uht997Ccw_M…