Minturn
(970) 827-9500

Denver
 (720) 851-4665

GIFT CARD        BLOG

Minturn: (970) 827-9500

Denver: (720) 851-4665

Casting Tutorials

Spey Casting is Fly Casting | Basic & Forgotten Fundamentals

My goal in writing this blog and making the video (above) is to do so without mention of terms most people who would benefit from reading this wouldn’t understand. If I tried to explain a bunch of techniques in this article, it would significantly take-away from the main points I’m trying to emphasize. If you decide …

Spey Casting is Fly Casting | Basic & Forgotten Fundamentals Read More »

Beginner Fly Fishing Corner | Getting Started in Fly Fishing

Welcome to Minturn Anglers beginner fly fishing corner. Fly fishing is a lifelong learning process. The more you do it, the better you get and the more addicting it becomes! Proceed with Caution…. Don’t Expect to be Great the First Time You Fly Fish. Did you shoot par the first time you played golf…or ever? …

Beginner Fly Fishing Corner | Getting Started in Fly Fishing Read More »

Accuracy Fly Casting Tips | Tim Rajeff- Competition Fly Casting

In this fly casting video tutorial, Tim Rajeff talks us through some pointers for improving fly casting accuracy. Accuracy Casting Tip Outlines When trying to improve your accuracy, stand with your casting side foot forward to eliminate shoulder and body rotation through the cast. Keep your casting hand in front of your body during the …

Accuracy Fly Casting Tips | Tim Rajeff- Competition Fly Casting Read More »

Distance Fly Casting Tips | Tim Rajeff

Tim Rajeff of Echo Fly Rods has two short fly casting videos shared on this page that will help you cast farther and easier. Distance Cssting Tips Video (Part 1) Featured above We often times think that the double haul, loop shape & line speed  (outlined in distance casting tips part 2 below) are all …

Distance Fly Casting Tips | Tim Rajeff Read More »

Skagit Cast: Snap T, Circle Spey, C Spey

The Snap T, Circle Spey and C Spey, are virtually the same cast.  The difference is in how sharp the line is repositioned to the anchor position. These casts are used to reposition the line ro your casting side shoulder when your casting shoulder is facing upstream. 1. With the line and rod pointing down …

Skagit Cast: Snap T, Circle Spey, C Spey Read More »

Fly Casting Instruction: Scandinavian Spey Casting

Scandinavian or “Scandi” Style Casting This style was developed in…you guessed it… Scandinavia for casting great distances with little back-casting room.  This style of casting still utilizes the touch and go style of casts as in traditional spey but with shorter rods (11-13′) and  shorter “shooting heads” attached to running line.  Another difference is that …

Fly Casting Instruction: Scandinavian Spey Casting Read More »

Spey Casting Video: Single Spey Instruction

Single Spey Casting Instructions Much the same as the switch cast only adding a change of direction. The first movement is a rotation of the hips towards the casting target.  This will allow you to get your body out of the way on the backcast and behind the cast on the forward delivery.  The direction …

Spey Casting Video: Single Spey Instruction Read More »