Wiggle My Spoon

Weighted Casting Spoon

by Terry Sheely

On those frustrating days when sweetwater fishing is bang-your-head-on-a-tree-trunk tough it’s not so much the factory installed wobble in a weighted casting spoon that will catch trout, steelhead and salmon—it’s the extra wiggle we can put in the wobble.

Casting spoons have been around since 1848 when Julio Buel put the first one together. In Alaska Time that is the same year that a Russian mining engineer discovered gold in Kenai River gravel and two decades before the U.S. picked Mother Russia’s pocket for title to the state. This content is available for subscribers only.

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