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 […]

Spey Casting Instruction: Snake Roll

Snake Roll Cast The snake roll is an extremely useful cast that allows you to quickly change direction to almost any angle when your casting shoulder is facing down stream. It also works very well for picking up heavy nymph rigs, streamers, sing tips, and/or lots of line from down stream. With the line down […]

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 […]

Switch Casting Instructions

Switch Style: Switch style incorporates rods and lines that can be used to cast over the top, under the tip, with one ore two hands.  The basic switch cast is what is refereed to as a “touch and go cast.”  The basic switch cast is important to learn before you can move any farther. Steps […]

Switch to Switch: Spey & Switch Casting Basics

A Comprehensive Overview of Switch and Spey Casting 1. Common Questions and Myths 2. Basic equipment and fundamentals of Switch, Traditional Spey, Scandinavian (Scandi) and Skagit (Pacific Northwest) styles of fly casting. 3. How to get Started: Switch and Spey rod and fly line Review for Beginners. Common Questions and Myths What is switch casting? […]

Local Businesses to Support in Denver/Parker!

Great Local Businesses to Support in Parker! CSO’s Favorite Local Businesses -Each month we will be taking a moment to thank and recognize  great local businesses in Parker. We hope you will choose to support them in the same way you have supported Minturn Anglers! Parker’s Best Locally Owned Retail Stores! Chic Couture: Owned […]

Free Switch/spey/scandi/Skagit Clinic Fly Fishing – Denver Fly Shop

April 2nd & 3rd: “Switching to Switch” All the Basics of Switch & Spey  Sat: Classroom portion discussing the differences between rods, lines, switch, spey, Scandi & Skagit styles of casting. Sun: On the water switch/spey casting clinic. Minturn Anglers – Denver Shop 4/2: Saturday Free Classroom Portion 10-11AM 4/2/10: Wiper on a switch […]

Fly Shop Events: Fly fishing 101, wine walk, music in the Park

Minturn Anglers; Caddis Camp 2010 June 14th-30th: 17 Available Dates of Dry Fly Nirvana $30 OFF Wade Trips, $75 OFF Float Trips, $250 OFF Vail Condo Rental! Brunch Bunch 5/29 10-11AM: Intro to Fly Fishing FREE!!! 5/27: Music in the Park and Wine Walk TONIGHT!!! Call 720-851-4665 for details Minturn Anglers Guide Jake McCitrick and a […]

NEW Fly Fishing Reports and Event Information at Minturn Anglers Catch a “Fish of a Lifetime” with Brandon Soucie this October.  This is your chance to get a double digit brown! Trip price is $350 for a Full Day 2 anglers. Minturn Anglers Premier Fly Fishing Guide Service Vail: 970-827-9500 | Denver: 720-851-4665   NEW Fishing Reports Our manager spent 5 days on the […]

Grey Reef Float Trip Special: $350 all inclusive full day/lodging!

Fish the West’s Best at it’s Best this Spring! April Grey Reef Float Special!!! -$350 Full Day Float Premier Fly Fishing Guide Service Vail: 970-827-9500 | Denver: 720-851-4665 American Angler Mag’s #1 Big Fish Destination: Grey Reef Minturn Anglers owner will be guiding full time on Grey Reef for the months of April and […]