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Tippets: Setting Up a Spey Rod, Pairing Flies

October 20, 2017 By: Erin Block

  • In the final episode of the first season of RIO’s “How To” series, Simon Gawesworth “explains how to choose the right sized Trout Spey rod based on fish size, compares a Trout Spey rod to a regular single handed rod, and goes through the various fly line options for Trout Spey rods that are on the market, and when to use each one.” Watch here.
  • When choosing flies for a tandem rig, “The important thing is to have rational for every tandem rig you present,” writes Kirk Deeter. “Variety for the sake of variety is not always a good thing. If you think you’re covering your bases by matching two flies that don’t reasonably work together … well, you are not.” Read more via TROUT.