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How To Choose A Spey Rod

How To Choose A Spey Rod

Regarding Rod-Length and Line Weight

This article is for rods that are to be used in rivers with traditional and modern Spey casts. These choices can be but are not meant to be for over-head or beach casting. These casts come under the headings of Spey Casts, Scandi Casts and Skagit Casts. During the 150-year development of this equipment there have been rods designed for each of these three types of casts, but most rods designed recently have tried to accommodate all three styles. There has been considerable dogma about what sizes of rods are appropriate for what sizes and kinds of fish. General guidelines still apply, but the lines between the use of rod lengths and weights are becoming blurred. In recent years we have seen a shift to lighter rods for steelhead and salmon. Often the size of rod selected may have more to do with the size of the fly than the size of the fish...

Echo Classic Spey Outfit

Echo Classic Spey Outfit

Whether looking for your first entry level two-hand (spey) rod or a great back-up, the ECHO Swing "Long" rods are the smoothest, easiest casting rods in their class. High-grade components and a classic "Gloss Blue Steel" color blank means these rods look as good as they fish...

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Two Day Steelhead Spey School

Two Day Steelhead Spey School

This is the most proven Steelhead/Chinook Spey Fishing "skill-set-builder" available. This school is for beginning, intermediate or advance student fly fishers who want to acquire new Skagit casting and fishing skills in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible...

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Fishpond WaterDance Guide Pack

Fishpond WaterDance Guide Pack

Probably more professional guides use this pack than any other on the market. Considered the “ultimate” lumbar pack with its two zippered main compartments and signature “zip-down” fly bench, the Waterdance accommodates extra gear and accessories for long days on the water...

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Pro Sportfisher Generation3 Jungle Cock

Pro Sportfisher Generation3 Jungle Cock

These synthetic jungle cock eyes are hard to tell from the real bird feathers, except they are all perfect and real ones rarely are. These are the third generation of hyper-realistic jungle cock eyes from Pro Sportfisher...

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