It may seem like a silly minor point, but I can't decide on the best way to work downstream quickly and efficiently while speying. With my single hand, I have settled into a pattern where I cast, swing, let it hang, strip it in, then take 5 to 12 steps downstream, and cast again. But one of the advantages of a spey rod is supposed to be that I don't have to strip in as much between casts. If I take steps downstream during the hang with all the line out, it will hang on the bottom , particularly with a sink tip or with slack water near shore. What I have been doing is taking a few steps downstream right after the line hits the water, but I don't get many steps in and one of these days I'll miss a strike as I stumble along. It seems like a good time to be concentrating on the drift rather than stepping downstream.