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Learn To Spey & Switch Cast, Know When and WhereTo Spey Fish & Swing Flies

Spey Casting and Fly Fishing Schools by Walt Geryk are recognized as one of the best in the sport throughout North America and is proud to be A Sage Elite Ambassador. These schools, detailing in modern and traditional two-handed spey casting, are offered in various locations in the Northeast, New York, New England and the East Coast. Experience Walt's unique ability to teach the technical aspects of every cast. Learn the art of two-handed spey and switch rod fly fishing. Begin to effectively fly fish with confidence for trout, pacific salmon, steelhead and Atlantic salmon with single and two-handed rods.

Spey Fishing North America Spey Casting Schools

Spey Casting is a style of fly fishing that offers longer casts performed in tighter spaces and with less effort. Spey Casting Schools are an important way to learn and understand the proper motions to achieve these effective casts. Spey casting and fishing in North America is a style used in fly fishing that allows for longer casts without elongated overhead back casts. Spey casting can also be achieved with single handed rods once the basics of spey casting are achieved. When looking for a spey school, that allows its students to become better and confident spey casters, then Spey Doctor's Spey Casting & Fly Fishing Schools are the cure.

2023 Schedule

August 11-13
Spey Nation, Salmon River, NY
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Tie One On Fly Tying Rendezvous, E. Syracuse NY
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Salmon River Casting & Fly Fishing Instruction
*How To Target, Fight & Land Steelhead 1 student.
*Arrange personal or group school or lessons Steelhead & Atlantic Salmon Spey Fishing Schools, Lessons & Coached Trips: Salmon River NY

Deerfield River Casting & Fly Fishing Courses
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Day Spey Casting School

Salmon River Casting & Fly Fishing Courses
set up your personal or group school or lessons Steelhead & Atlantic Salmon Spey Fishing Schools, Lessons & Coached Trips: Salmon River NY

Salmon River Casting & Fly Fishing Courses
*How To Target, Fight & Land Steelhead 1 student.
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Steelhead & Atlantic Salmon Spey Fishing Schools, Lessons & Coached Trips: Salmon River NY

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Try Before You Buy

Before making the investment and commitment into the two-handed casting world, especially for all beginners, may I suggest that along with a comprehensive training session that you try an equipment combination that fit your style.
All Spey Doctor's services include a compliment of equipment for your use. Wanting a fly, switch or spey rod you can grow into and have for a lifetime, then you'll find Sage is the pinnacle of rods.
All rods will be matched with RIO products which are the finest balanced line combinations available today to suit your casting style and ability.

Two-Handed Casting Schools
One day curriculum limited to two rods
Two day curriculum limited to four rods.

Sage Elite Ambassador
Learn from one of the best, who has mastered a successful teaching style that's easy to understand with a fun learning experience.

Casting Classes and Lessons
6 hours on the water, equipment supplied.

Single-Handed Fly Casting
Basics to Advanced

Learn the importance of the back cast in relation to the forward casts. Steeple Cast, Roll Cast, Snake Roll, Single and Double Hauls and variations of casts to fish most all conditions.

Two-Handed Casting Basic to Advanced
Learn river right and left casts. Single Spey, Dble Spey, Snap T Snake Rolls, Cack-Handed, C, D Casts and many others.

Spey & Switch Casting and Fishing
Continue to advance your Spey and Scandi casting abilities. Add the Snake Roll to your current abilities and other casting variations needed to adapt to changing conditions. Understanding sink tips, fly tracking, proven presentations and more to increase success.

Private Lessons
Tailored to offer the most detailed and comprehensive spey casting instructions available. Learn the most basic to advanced casting techniques.

On the Water Coaching
A practical day to advance your spey casting and fly fishing needs.

Recognize Casting Faults
Understand mistakes and learn how to self correct them.

Body Casting
Learn to utilize the added power using your body core. Understand the importance of body posture needed to perform effortless casts resulting in increased line speeds, distances and accuracy.

Balanced Equipment
Understanding the importance of properly matched reels to rods and lines with tips.

Power V Loop Spey Cast

A Catch & Release Fly Fishing Guide since 1985, Walt Geryk is an instructor and innovator in fly fishing for Steelhead, Atlantic Salmon, Pacific Salmon, Trout, and Striped Bass.
In 2007 his love of two-handed fly fishing prompted him to eventually hang-up his traditional guiding and focus exclusively on single and two-handed casting and fishing instruction.
Now known as "The Spey Doctor", Walt has spent thousands of hours perfecting his knowledge as to the “how’s and why’s” of Spey fishing. He happily passes his knowledge to his students and in conversation with others interested. His unique ability to identify and simplify problems people have with their casting and fishing techniques has earned him praise from not only the average fisherman but from some of the titans in the industry.
Slowly and unknowingly, Walt has become one of the “Godfather’s of American Spey”.
Malinda Barna
Malinda's Fly, Spey and Tackle Shop
Altmar, New York

Thanks for a terrific time on the water.
Your passion for two handed casting and teaching was quite evident and infectious.
I really liked the concept of coaching your fishing buddy.  You conveyed the ability to analyze and critique the cast very well. With your help, I felt like I progressed from uncertainty to some sort of proficiency over a short time.
Nicholas Tsapatsaris, M.D.
Burlington, MA

Hi Walt,
Just a note to thank you for the great day spent learning the two handed  Spey Cast.  As you know I had never tried it and your clinic really got me started on the right track.  There is a lot to it, river right, river left, retracing your cast and what I liked the most watching the fly turn right before the forward cast.  You have a great approach for teaching the method and coaching through the steps.  The Deerfield River is an ideal classroom.  Really enjoyed the day.
Many thanks, John Tarrant, Cleverdale, NY

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Spey Doctor's Spey Casting and Fly Fishing Schools welcome all levels of experience from beginners to experienced.
With Sage Elite Ambassador, Walt Geryk, you'll leave the water better caster, fishermen and learn fly fish with confidence.
Two-Handed Fly Fishing Schools, Lessons and Instructions offered throughout the North East.
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