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05-09-2004, 10:50 AM
In case you missed it on the other board...

(please reply to attend)

Nor'Easter Spey Clave - May 22nd
Topher Browne and I are proud to confirm the 2004 Nor'Easter Spey Clave to be held at Sewalls Falls on the Merrimac River in New Hampshire on May 22nd, all day. Rods and lines provided, free instruction, and a change to try several top brands. We are planning on having video taping going on with a viewing/analysis session at dinner.

Tentative Agenda:

10am - 10:15am : Kick off and introduction

10:15am - 10:45 : (Presentation) The Essentials of Spey Casting, Juro Mukai

10:45am - 11:15 : (Hands-on) Free instruction, warm up for experienced casters, analysis, rod testing, etc.

11:15 - 11:45 : (Presentation) Underhand vs. Upperhand Technique, Topher Browne

11:45am - 12:15 : (Hands-on) Free instruction, warm ups for experienced casters, rod testing, etc.

12:15am - 12:45 : LUNCH and group discussion

12:45 - 1:15p : (Presentation) Spey Fishing Verses Casting, Juro Mukai

1:15p - 1:45 : (Hands-on) Free instruction, warm ups for experienced casters, rod testing, etc.

1:45p - 2:15p : (Presentation) Topher Browne

2:15p - 2:45p : (Hands-on) Free instruction, warm ups for experienced casters, rod testing, etc.

2:45p - 3:15p : (Group) Wrap-up Discussion at the river

3:30p - 5pm : Video Analysis of Ourselves Casting (restaurant function room nearby in Concord TBD)

5pm - group dinner at restaurant (gets us the free use of function room)

> We expect several manufacturers to be in attendance so if you don't already have a two-hander just show up and you'll be all set to try some out.

> You should bring waders and other appropriate sun protection.

> Directions to Sewalls Falls: Sewalls Falls Multi-recreational Area is located on the Merrimack River in the northern part of Concord. From downtown Concord, travel north on Main Street and continue on North State Street (Route 3). Bear right at the first fork onto Sewalls Falls Road, passing the Beaver Meadow School on the right. At a second fork near the Beaver Meadows Golf Course, bear right, staying on Sewalls Falls Road. On the right, watch for signs for the Sewalls Falls area, just before the bridge that crosses the Merrimack. From I-93, take Exit 15 West. At second set of lights, turn right (north) onto North State Street (Route 3). Continue with directions from downtown Concord (above).

Please reply to this post to confirm your attendance:

05-09-2004, 10:52 AM
BTW - Two-handed overhand casting beach-style demo and instruction with Atlantis rods will also be included.