Doug Swift's Chrome Steelhead on the Nottawasaga on a Swung Fly

Doug Swift’s Chrome Steelhead on the Nottawasaga River …

Doug Swift Biography:

Doug Swift is a member of Fly Fishers International and has been a Certified Casting Instructor through their internationally recognized fly casting program for the past 15 years.

He operates Swift Fly Casting Instruction in Wasaga Beach, Ontario, near the lower section of the Nottawasaga river.

Since retiring 20 years ago he has focused on learning better fly casting techniques and passing his learned skills on to other fly fishers who recognize and want to learn how much the “fun factor” of fly fishing is enhanced by better casting methods.

Doug Swift Nottawasaga Steelhead Bio Picture

Doug Swift’s Nottawasaga Steelhead …

Coming to the realization that good casting form is the prelude to successful fly fishing spurred Doug on through his journey to be a better caster and subsequently to a FFI instructor designation. 

Living in the area of some of the best Great Lakes Steelhead rivers in Ontario as well as many the best local resident trout streams has provided an opportunity to put his single hand and two handed spey casting fly casting knowledge to the test with good results. 

When not tramping the local waters during prime trout season near home Doug spends his summers casting top water poppers for smallmouth bass at his log cabin cottage in North Eastern Ontario.

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