Spey Course with Dana Sturn
We are pleased to announce our 3rd Pacific Angler Spey Course with FFF certified instructor Dana Sturn accompanied by Jason Tonelli. This two part course is designed with the beginner to intermediate spey caster in mind.
The first part of the course is from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Pacific Angler. During this time we will discuss the different rods, reels, and lines available today, proper gear set up, and different casting strokes. This will be followed by a question and answer period.
The second part of the course is on the water casting instruction for 8 hours. We will travel by jet boat to a location where we will practice river left and river right casts. All the major casting styles will be covered. You will learn Spey casts that will allow you to go out and fish with two-handed rods.
Students will also receive a Spey Pages Limited Edition Instructional DVD featuring Dana Sturn, Tyler Kushnir, and Poul Bech.
Students are encouraged to bring their own rods and reels to the course. If you wish to purchase a rod and reel prior to the course contact Jason Tonelli at Pacific Angler for expert advice on a set up suitable for your needs.
There will be Sage, CND, and G.Loomis demo rods for the students to try as well.
About your instructor: Dana Sturn
Dana is the editor and publisher of The Speypages website and is the host of the International Spey Clave online community (speyclave.com). He has been Speycasting since 1994, claims to enjoy Speycasting as much as fishing, and has made a comprehensive study of the historical and modern casting and instructional methods. He was the first Canadian to be certified under the Federation of Fly Fishers Two-Handed Casting Instructor Certification Program (THCI) and serves as an advisor to the FFF Speycasting Committee.
Dana has appeared as an instructor in RIO’s Modern Speycasting DVD and is featured in the new Lani Waller steelheading DVD Lani Waller’s Steelhead Legacy as well as the Speypages DVDs. He has served as a field tester and consultant for major international tackle manufacturers and is currently a member of St Croix Rods international Pro Staff.
Fri, February 15th 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm at Pacific Angler
Sat, February 16th 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Kilby Boat Launch
Course is limited to 8 students on a first come first serve basis. Spots are reserved upon payment. Payment can be made at Pacific Angler with cash, debit, Visa or MasterCard or via credit card over the phone. Students enrolled in the class will be entered into a draw for a free spey line from Rio, the leader in two handed fly lines.
This class is brought to you by Pacific Angler, Speypages, and Rio Products.