I'm curious, is your comment specifically in regards to light trout switch rods + OPST commando head? View More. Unfortunately, OPST wasn’t our favorite line on any of the rods in the test – it just fishes too short for a longer rod. OPST Micro Skagit The Micro Skagit category consists of three rods rated to cast 275 grain heads or lower. So as an example, my rod takes a traditional 300gr skagit head - subtract 75gr and you get 225gr for an OPST head. I love it. Ed Ward On The OPST Micro Skagit 4wt. In it though you say that it's not for nymphing, in one of OPST's videos they mention that it is good for nymphing: https://youtu.be/M24h0SHBSCg?t=5m10s Viewing 14 posts - 1 through 14 (of 14 total) Author. Sort by: OPST Micro Skagit Series Two Handed Rods - Free Commando. browse. view our offer. I look forward to purchasing from you after watching so many killer videos. I want to try to use my 10' 8wt Orvis Clearwater setup with hydros sw all-rounder WF-8-F for a little impromptu surf fishing when I go to OBX in a month. I have found that these lines are a game changer while spey casting single hand rods as well. With a low, calculated stretch, Lazar Line ties extremely sleek and strong knots. browse. Please Click the Product Registration link Here. OPST Two-Handed … The original OPST Commando Head changed the game for trout spey and single hand Skagit tactics. Sink Tips. The original OPST Commando Head changed the game for trout spey and single hand Skagit tactics. OPST Swing Hook. Salmon and sea run cutts. Please follow the instruction to Register Your Rod. Line Selection Chart for OPST Commando, Switch Rods, Single Hand Spey, and other spey line systems. I have tried many lines and heads on this rod, and the closest (for this not exactly expert caster) in terms of ratio of 'good' casts is the Airflo Skagit Switch. lots of fun! They are designed to expand the capabilities of shorter spey rods, switch rods and single hand rods beyond that of normal. You may be surprised at their short length, but this was no accident. At all. There are two ways to set up a single hand Spey rod 1) the head system, or 2) an integrated line. The single-hand Spey game is the easiest to get into, as you just have to learn a few casts, most of which you probably already know. Hours Monday—Friday: 10:00AM–5:00PM Saturday & Sunday: Closed. Ed Ward Talks About OPST Two-Hand Rods. $7.00 View More. Skagit tactics have traditionally been associated with two-handed fishing for salmon and steelhead, but OPST’s Commando Skagit Heads, in their lighter grain weights, are short enough to excel on single hand fly rods. One way to compensate the work of single hand fly rod beyond 6wt range is using switch rod or two-hand rod. Some say that I should ignore the tip weight, while others say that it should be included. Of course, single hand spey isn't just suited to trout. Should I start out with a switch Rod? Pick the Rio if - you want to quickly pick up your big heavy fly and launch it with very limited back room. They take experienced casters to a whole new universe of casting pleasure. Submit. firstname.lastname@example.org On a double handed spey type (hollowed) 11' bamboo, the OPST 350 grain head seemes to be a very good match, suiting the slower action of the rod which, if you don't force the cast , can be very pleasurable to cast indeed. Dear Doctor Linespeed, What are aproximately fifteen things I should know before purchasing my first Spey rod? I'm going to struggle to shoot out past the breakers... but what would happen if I threw a OPST commando head onto the end? Switch and Double Hand OPST Line. I started playing around with the. Currently I use the RIO Scandi short package with 4 tips, which does in fact specify weights based on the shooting head plus the supplied tips. You can pick up and re-shoot much faster and you get to use much lighter weight for shooting head that won’t impact the water surface too much. Smooth Line. I am happy to follow your recommendations with my current line, line connections or go to the mono running line. REG $69 NOW $40 View More. Pick the OPST if - you want a smoother presentation and spey cast more often than overhead cast. I see a lot of fish activity close to my casting position and have a question about swinging streamers. todd OPST Lazar Line is the slickest, highest-performing, farthest shooting running line available today. Gordon. Description: OPST's Commando Heads are the result of decades of focus on sustained anchor systemology (SAS) by Ed Ward. Posted on 17/04/2012 by Derek. OPST lines open up water you never knew you could fish. View More. I cant get over it. Home Shop All Single Hand Fly Rods expand. We sell floating, intermediate, and integrated Skagit heads by OPST. Posts . The 12-15' Commando heads when paired with a 10' RIO MOW Tip become a 22-25' shooting head, combine that with 5' of leader and you are fishing out to near 30' without shooting any line. What would it cost me to get the hole set up to use commando + plus mow head for a 5 w 9 ft ready to spool. We are using these heads for presenting nymphs and midges, under an indicator, on local still water fisheries. I have found that these lines are a game changer while spey casting single hand rods as well. While the OPST chart doesn't specify it, I go with a MOW tip down to 175 grains with no problems. Kind regards steve. • Consistent performance in all conditions. OPST Steelhead Shanks. Participant. Is a Micro … zzgl. But where these lines really get interesting is in single handed casting. OPST Commando Heads excel on conventional two handed Spey rods but are optimized for shorter switch rods from 10 to 12 feet. 150 grain 175 grain 200 grain 225 grain 250 grain 275 grain 300 grain 325 grain 350 grain 375 grain 400 grain 425 grain 450 grain 475 grain 59,90 € * Inhalt: 4,11 Meter (14,57 € * / 1 Meter) Preise inkl. Switch and Double Hand Line Recommendation. Will Johnson from the Ashland Fly Shop and Ben Paull of OPST hit the water to play with some Single Hand Rods and OPST Commando Heads. View More. Website & (509) 933-2300 While those rods remain popular, more recently, focus has shifted in part to single-hand spey casting, an option that allows anglers to reap the benefits of spey casting with a traditional, single-hand trout rod (and, often, an angler's existing rod). Single-hand Skagit outfit may not cast as easily as its two-hand brother, but it has all the advantage of compactness. They have taken two handed casting theory, traditionally associated with steelhead and salmon, and applied it to the micro end of the spectrum. What do you recommend ? Longer rods make it easier to Spey cast with single hand rods. I will certainly be getting a 200 to use with 5 and 6 wt rods just because it opens up so much more water that currently only belongs to the gear fisherman. This line-up is classified by design differences, into two categories: Micro Skagit and Pure Skagit rods. Shop Now . It's another tool in the box, I still have spare spool with a standard WFF line so I can land a cast without making big waves in the frog water I have found that these lines are a game changer while spey casting single hand rods as well. If you are looking to tie truly magnum flies (think king salmon), try our 75 mm shank, which can also be cut down to whatever size you need. I have a friend visiting Mitchigan in a few months so linking up by mail is not a problem. View More. Basically, if you can roll cast, you can single hand Spey. Don't try it. Thank you. RIO SINGLE HANDED SPEY LINE. This is about the easiest single hand spey line to get , if you want to ,or need to learn this type of casting . I absolutely love this painting…. Our Commando heads excel on conventional two hand “Spey” rods but are optimized for shorter switch rods from 10 -12 foot. With a fuller flex and plenty of reserve power the 6wt 10' makes for the perfect single hand spey rod. The OPST performs better with spey casting. What we neglected to emphasize was how great these heads fish on a single- hand trout and steelhead rods. Line is Airlflo skagit head with a 10ft tip. Just remember to subtract 75gr from your skagit head weight to get the OPST weight. The preferred ostrich feathers for tying the intruder, Dirty Hoh, and myriad other steelhead flies. 'Hi folks hoping to get a little direction on what head or heads I should purchase. Joe still guides a small part of the time but spends most of his time working on web marketing, travel, and helping customers find the right tools and information for the job. I want to use it for pink Even a 12" rainbow can't resist a 3-4" sculpin. It includes six rods in total. The short upper grip allows for more feel and ease in single-hand Skagit casting, while the lower switch grip allows for a two-hand approach when the situation dictates. They are designed to expand the capabilities of shorter spey rods, switch rods and single hand rods beyond that of normal. View More. I purchased the T11 MOW tips for my 8wt. They are designed to expand the capabilities of shorter spey rods, switch rods and single hand rods beyond that of normal. OPST is proud to release its very own line of Micro Skagit and Pure Skagit Two-Handed Rods. Single Hand Spey is maintained by Derek Brown. I am currently using redington dually rods 5 and 6wt switch rods for big rainbows on the Missouri river. Trevor, single-hand rod, and a spey cast. For us, mending the line is not an issue, but at times it is handy to cast 50', or so, with an indicator. The most noticeable difference between these and the rest of the industry is the short single-handed half wells fore grip on the 3 and 4 weights (the 5 weight has a traditional longer spey fore grip, but we’re told that may change to the smaller grip in the future). Single Hand casting the Airflo Skagit Scout & OPST Micro Tip; The Art of…Me- Anlgers Roost on Mieser Components; The Best, Cheapest, Favorite Mono Running lines: Use and Disposal ; Buying a Spey Rod and other Two Handed Humor. View More. $17.00 View More. Single Hand Spey Casting; Destinations. browse. AIRFLO SCANDI LONG. Skagit Legend Ed Ward designed these rods. I have one on an 9 ft ,5 weight and one on my 10.6ft,7 weight 2 hander for steelhead and lake run browns . An icon of Pacific Northwest steelhead fishing, Jim Teeny has been slaughtering thick silver sides for the last 40 or so years. : P-08145.3 Typ: Bitte wählen. Just find your rod weight, index the grain weight on the left and see the recommended sink tip or polyleader on the right. 821 Near Mi. $17.00 View More. Close search. It will overhand cast but is very chunky. Most of the time, when people hear the words ‘spey casting,’ they immediately think of two-handed rods. BEULAH AEROHEAD. View More. Dear Doctor Linespeed, What are aproximately fifteen things I should know before purchasing my first Spey rod? Single Hand Spey Line Recomendations. Like the Commando heads, these rods are short-ish, and designed to be used while single or two-handed … A Commando Head and a thin, slick coated running line integrated into one with a smooth, gradual taper. Switch and Double Hand OPST Line. The tips range from 110 to 120 grains. Skip to content. I will be putting it on a fast action 9'6" 8wt single hand rod, and plan on using a mono running/shooting line. Submit. You may be surprised at th… You may be surprised at th… Countless fans of the highly popular OPST Commando shooting head asked for it. HEADHUNTERS SAYS OPST brought us the first proper Spey lines for our “Micro” or “Ultra-light” Spey rods.After several years of planning and design, OPST has released a line of rods designed by guru Ed Ward. Combined these products will have you casting like a … Micro Skagit Two-Handed Rods category consists of three rods designed to accommodate both single-handed Spey/Skagit-type casts and two-handed Spey/Skagit casts. Should I start out with a switch Rod? OPST Lazar Line is the slickest, highest-performing, farthest shooting running line available today. While the OPST chart doesn't specify it, I go with a MOW tip down to 175 grains with no problems. See more ideas about it cast, fly fishing, fly casting. Line Chart. 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