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Epic Two Handed Spey Rod Release 0

 

Epic Two Handed Spey Fly Rod

You've been waiting patently and quietly prodding us along well, thank you.

At Swift we know good things take time - it took us two full years to develop our new two handed fly rods - we think the wait has been worth it.

How to build a fly rod. 0

How to build a fly rod fly rod building fly rod building tips bookThis set of tips are taken from the comprehensive build book included in all our Epic "Ready to Wrap Rod Kits"


Itu's Bones - 5 years on 0

Bonefishing5 years ago today we released the trailer for our Aitutaki Bonefishing documentary "Itu's Bones" - a lot of water has gone under the bridge in that time.

Making the most of it - 15 Spey casting tips from April Vokey. 7

Spey Casting tips from April Vokey15 tips and common errors that I see regularly on both winter and summer-run steelhead trips. Of course some of these are not always errors — some are occasionally sound techniques — but nonetheless here are some personal observations that I hope will be worthwhile.

Epic People - Scandanavian Fly Guides 0

Scandi fly fishing guides SwedenScandiflyguides Tr:outlands
Welcome to our very own trout river in Norway! Crystal clear water, sight-fishing, only wild fish, catch & release only, accommodation right on the river, no crowds, resident fish as well as huge migratory trout. What more could you want?

Approximately 2 hours from Östersund in Sweden or three hours from Trondheim, Norway you’ll find Scandinavian Fly Fishing Guides own trout-paradise, this water is only available through our arrangements. More than 10 kilometers of river with browntrout.

Tips on Skagit Tips - Spey casting tips from April Vokey 2

Rio MOW Tips Spey Casting TipsThe first Spey line that I ever purchased came packaged in a box as thick as an encyclopedia.

Like a book cover designed to culminate my curiosity, the word ‘Spey’ prominently highlighted the box’s crisp edge and sold me on the promise of its contents. Encyclopaedic was not far off from what I held in my hands.

Rich with knowledge and the possibility of growth, the comparisons were evident — the difference being that with an encyclopedia I had an idea of where to start.