What is the Difference between Spey Rods and Traditional Fly Rods?Traditional fly rods are Single Hand rods and have their specific category. These are the most popular and widely used type of fly rods. Spey rods are cast with two hands and are used specifically for river fishing and targeting Steelhead and Salmon. Switch Rods are a hybrid between the two and can be used almost anywhere except small streams.Purchasing a fly rod is a lifetime investment and we would love to help. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or call one of our friendly pros! (509) 933-2300. We would love to help and promise not to try and sell you anything you don't want or need.