A comprehensive, two part workshop on Spey Casting Techniques. Part one covers the classic techniques and principals of the modern spey cast. Part two applies these casting techniques on a river situation.
Part two requires waders and boots. Demo rods and reels are available.
Workshop Fee. $175.00 Limited to 4 participants
Workshop dates. Part One. Monday afternoons, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Part Two. Friday afternoons, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Introduction to the Spey Rod and a brief history of the Spey Rod.
- Weights, lengths, reels
2. Reels, lines, line weights, and types.
3. Wind cutter, Power Spey, Skagit lines
1. The “D” Loop.
2. Anchor point.
3. 180- Degree Principle.
Setting up the cast.
The Grip & Stance.
1. The Forward Stroke.
2. Switch Cast.
3. Changing Directions.
4. Roll Cast
5. Right hand / Left hand Cast.
This concludes the first session. Participants will be encouraged to either purchase their equipment, or continue to use workshops, equipment. They will be instructed in practicing with grass leaders before the next session. Class schedule is Monday, & Friday Evenings, three-hour sessions.
Principal Spey Casts.
Each participant will be instructed through each of these casts.
1. The Single Spey.
2. The Double Spey.
3. Snake Roll.
4. Snap “T”.
5. Circle “C”.
Learning to cast right hand stream, and left hand stream conditions.
1. Down Stream, Down Wind, “D” loops.
2. Change of direction
3. Casting in tight places.