# Spey casting with single-handed & double-handed rods, Scandinavian style
# Lessons from the world-famous guide & instructor for casting distance with ease
Henrik Mortensen’s version of Scandinavian casting was designed to catch fish no matter where the caster is on the river--it is the most adaptable & flexible casting technique, giving the flyfisher the ability to handle any situation he encounters effortlessly.
Mortensen shares the essentials of fly casting with single- & double-handed rods in the Scandinavian tradition, beginning with the basic technique of the overhead cast. An explanation of the physics of the proper cast--& how the rod, line, leader, & fly work as a balanced unit--tell how Scandinavian casting makes it a pleasure to cast & fish. The author covers the tried-&-true knots that are best for this style of casting & how to add the single & double haul to your casts.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Henrik Mortensen, a fly tackle designer with Zpey, travels extensively & teaches casting seminars. When he’s not on the road, he calls Osprey, Florida, home.