an internationally recognized spey casting instructor, offers several
levels of classes for those interested in classic spey casting.
Classes range from a six-hour beginners class to individually tailored
tutoring for the enthusiast who wants to become an expert. How easy is
it? Just click here to find out from a student.
10-Hours with lunch provided
$1,000 for from one to two students and $500 for the third student
Learn the components of long rod fishing whether for the
fast action two-handed rod, traditonal two-handed spey rod or classic
two handed sey rod. You'll learn how to carry and hold a rod; basic movements
for casting; important knots for fishing, and the historical overview
of the art of casting. You'll perform actual casting in a field with a
special device called a grass catcher as well as witness the
professional demonstration of single handed, double handed and other basic
but important casts with a rod.
10-Hours on a river with lunch provided
Price is same as Beginner Class
Review everything in the beginners class, then learn: additional
knots for fishing; how to assemble the long rod fishing system including
backing, line, leader, marking line; how to care for your rod, and proper
execution of the important casts by mastering line control, timing, economy
of energy and proper size of casting loops. This class takes place not
in a field, but on a river.
on a large river with lunch provided
$1,000 per student, maximum of three
Each student must be excellent with a one-handed fly rod and experienced
with a two handed fly rod. Students must have their own classic
two-handed spey rod.
Learn each of the casts and the individual components of each cast
with emphasis on continuous control of every facet of execution. When
you have completed this class, nothing will be left to chance in your
long rod casting adventures. Those who achieve this level are one step
away from the sublime, which is achieved at the next level of instruction.
$1,500 per day
May be part of a destination trip
The Mother of All Long Rod Casting
Classes, private tutoring, allows you to tweak your casting and
fishing skills so that you can fish with the kings of the sport. You'll
have the privilege of handling classic spey rods up to 200 years old
possibly a Greenhart, a Hardy, a Leonard or a Krista. You'll learn the
secret of the 15'-3 length and real silk lines. When you have completed
this level of instruction, you will be a classic long rod fly fisher and
privy to the greatest insights in this fine art.
reason for pursuing virtuosity in spey fishing is that you will catch
more fish in a more enjoyable fashion all the time.