Tippets: Gawesworth on Single-Hand, US Nationals in Cherokee, Backing Knots Video

  • “Spey casting allows you to overcome whatever is behind you,” said Simon Gawesworth, who will be giving demonstrations of one-handed spey-casting techniques during the Pasadena Fly Fishing Show this weekend.
  • This year’s U.S. National Fly Fishing Championships will be held in Cherokee, North Carolin May 19-22, announced Team USA.
  • Backing knots video: The producers’ leader-construction techniques are a bit unusual, they do a good job of showing how to create a strong backing-to-fly-line connection using a bimini twist to a loop created by nail knots in the fly line.
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