Author: Will Rice
Photo: Cameron Miller
"A couple of years ago I spent some time at Alaska West with my buddy Dec Hogan. At that point I had a good amount of spey fishing under my belt - probably a couple hundred days, fishing with some of the better casters in the Northwest. I asked him to have a look at my casting and tell me what he thought - expecting, of course, some finer points from the Master. His incredibly technical bit of advice? 'Dude, you need to slow down.'"