Why the OPST Commando Head for One Handed Spey Casting | No Backcast, No Problem!

By / August 30, 2021 / Fishing

Answering the mail to the question, “Why the OPST Commando Head for One-Handed Spey Casting?” The main reason we like the OPST Commando Head is it offers us the ability to fish places where our back cast is clobbered.

Like when a tree is behind you and there is no room for an overhead or a side cast. In this case, I demonstrate using a 9′ 5wt Redington Fly Rod lined with a 200 grain OPST Commando Head, 30lbs test Mono Lazar Line, and a Floating Tip.

The leader is a knotted tapered leader that runs about 9 feet in length. It’s one that I make as it is much cheaper to tie my own than to buy one.

In the video, I show the ease of casting a Roll Cast and a Switch Cast despite the tree behind me! Do check out the video, and let us know why you like the OPST Commando Head!

Gear Used

Echo Ion Fly Reel 4/5 wt: http://amzn.to/2ql1EhN
Redington Classic Trout Fly Rod (9′-4pc-5wt): http://amzn.to/2rENFHu
OPST Commando Head (200 grain): http://amzn.to/2zftMuC
OPST Lazar Line Running Line: http://amzn.to/2gTrjOU

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