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  1. Not sure if anyone else looking to get started with two-handed fishing feels as confused as I did when I started looking into it, but I think I have a basic enough understanding to get started now. Here's what I've gathered. Types of two-handed fishing Skagit-Shorter and heavier floating fly line-called a shooting head. Set-up is backing--> running AKA shooting line --> Shooting head --> Tip(variable floating or sinking) --> Leader Skagit set-ups are for heavier flies and apparently is easier to cast than traditional Spey. Requires stripping line between each cast. Spey- Long belly floating fly line which has running line incorporated into it. Does not require a tip. Set-up is backing --> Spey line --> leader Casting is more difficult but does not require stripping between casts Scandinavian- kind of in between Skagit and Spey. Weight of two handed rods does not equate to weight of single handed rods. What I think I understand is that two-handed rods are categorized by grain weight of the line they cast and we've attached a line weight statement out of convention. Basically, an 8wt Spey rod casts a much heavier line than an 8wt single handed rod. Any glaring mistakes?
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