Three Steps to Better Spey Casts

December 17, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Rich Culver offers three excellent bits of advice about how to get more control and distance out of your spey casts: line up your anchor, get your stop timed right, and adjust stroke length to match line belly length. “Using a short belly line and a long rod (14-16 feet) mandates a short stroke length. When advancing to longer belly lines, remember that if you are carrying more line out the tip of the rod, you will have to increase your stroke length, both on the Spey back cast (making the D loop) as well as on your forward cast.” In Capital City Weekly.

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