SPEY TO Z: UNDERSTANDING TRADITIONAL, SCANDINAVIAN, & SKAGIT STYLE SPEY CASTING WITH A SINGLE & DOUB
Author: Topher Browne, Greg Pearson, and Way Yin
Publisher: WAY YIN, Aug 2006
Spey casting is the fastest growing segment in fly-fishing, & for good reason. Originally the province of long, two-handed rods on misty Scottish Atlantic salmon rivers, modern Spey casting provides any fly-fisherman with a host of casting tools to problem-solve even the most challenging fishing situation with either single-handed or double-handed rods. Filmed on location on the Deschutes River, OR. 58 chapters, 93 min.
Directed by: Jeff Pill. Sponsors: 3M/Scientific Anglers, Scott Fly Rods, Simms Fly Fishing, Maui Jim Sunglasses, C.C. Filson. Edited by: Steve Lovejoy, ACE
Spey casting is the fastest growing segment in fly-fishing, and for good reason. Originally the province of long, two-handed rods on misty Scottish Atlantic salmon rivers, modern Spey casting provides any fly-fisherman with a host of casting tools to problem-solve even the most challenging fishing situation with either single-handed or double-handed rods.
Join these three internationally acclaimed instructors and casters as they amiably de-mystify the spey cast by focusing on common mechanics shared by all fly casts, and clearly explain the advantages of the Traditional, Scandinavian, and Skagit styles of Spey casting with both single and double-handed rods. Professionally directed, produced, and filmed on location on the Deschutes River, Oregon, this DVD is a must have for any fly fisher.
WHAT THE PROS HAVE TO SAY:
These three world-class casters have synchronized simple instructions with beautiful video to make this the best casting instruction I have ever seen. I spent years struggling to understand what a few minutes of this film made perfectly clear and surprisingly easy. If you want to learn to spey cast now, start right here! -Macauley Lord, Author and Head Instructor, LL Bean Fly Fishing schools
It is a pleasure to watch three dedicated, knowledgeable and well-spoken instructors. The variety of methods that they cover is rarely seen in one production. - Henrik Mortensen, Author of The Perfect Cast and World Renown Atlantic Salmon Expert
Finally a DVD that connects a standard overhead cast with Spey, Scandi, and Skagit styles of casting! A great DVD for anyone who wants to learn about casting two-handed rods -Tim Rajeff, Championship Caster, Fly Fisherman, and Internationally Acclaimed Instructor
From the opening scene, wonderful camera work, great casting, and inspired instruction make this DVD a must buy for ALL casters, beginner to expert. The three major styles of Spey casting and how the can be used in fishing situations are explained beautifully. We have made this DVD part of the core curriculum for all of our fishing schools. -Knut and Trond Syrstad, Internationally Acclaimed Casting Instructors, Championship Fly Casters and Atlantic Salmon Experts
There are three different and distinct styles of spey casting and very few instructional films have clearly illustrated the techniques and differences in each style. Spey to Z does just that. Way, Topher and Greg are excellent instructors and their clear, concise teaching techniques make this DVD a must have for anyone interested in learning Spey casting. The three amigos work very well together and the light, but highly instructive teaching techniques they use makes you want to rush down to the river and get casting. A thoroughly enjoyable instructive film. -Simon Gawesworth, Championship Fly Caster, Author, and Internationally Recognized Spey Casting Instructor
This is a unique and excellent production, featuring three of the worlds top instructors and casters giving clear and easy instruction on how to master all the different styles and techniques of modern Spey casting. Whether your a beginner or and advanced fly caster who would just like to improve your technique, this DVD with its outstanding photography is a must for all today's flyfishers. -- Scott MacKenzie, Ness-side Ghille, Instructor, and Three-time CLA Game Fair International Spey Casting Champion and current World Record Holder
Absolutely brilliant! This is a very clear and concise presentation of all the useful fly fishing casts and techniques. It is easy to follow, expertly done, and a joy to watch. Highly recommended. -Glyn Freeman, Association of Advanced Game Angling Professionals (AAPGAI) Master Certified Instructor, Fly Tier, and UK Fisheries owner