SPEY CASTINGby: Simon Gawesworth
Casting with a two-handed rod in the style that dates back to mid-1800s Scotland is no easy challenge. It’s now popular for all types of fishing, especially when obstructions block the backcast & for all kinds of fish – trout, striped bass, salmon, & steelhead. Forward by Thomas McGuane. 220 color photos, 66 illus., 9×11 inches, 308 pgs.
Champion spey caster Simon Gawesworth teaches the switch cast, single spey, double spey, snake roll, snap T, and devon switch; discusses the differences between traditional and modern techniques; and recommends the right rods and lines.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
“Simon Gawesworth . . . has studied the physics of spey casting with an eye to removing the voodoo that confuses students, and subjected his theory to practice in innumerable casting schools. . . . He has a capacity for encouragement, clear explanation, humorous and helpful analogies, homilies, and witticisms–all with the purpose of teaching and improving spey casting.”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Simon Gawesworth is regarded as one of the top fly-casting instructors and began teaching the casts on the river Torridge in Devon, England.
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK
Publish Date: 06-30-2014