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Boat Management: Part One

By Grant Gisondo   Not everyone can have the boat of their dreams, but that’s OK. With some basic items your current boat or next boat can be an excellent tool for offshore fly fishing. Rigging Rigging your new or [...]

December 26, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature: A New York Fishing Guide’s Reflections on Sandy (Pt. 2)

Part 2 of our feature story by NY Captain and new FLM contributor, Brendan McCarthy. [...]

December 21, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Feature: Spinner Sharks, and a Little History About Sharks and Flies

Who you need to know when it comes to fly fishing for spinner sharks and why red/orange flies work. [...]

December 18, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature: A New York Fishing Guide’s Reflections on Sandy (Pt. 1)

One NY Captain's experiences throughout the ordeal that was Hurricane Sandy. Part 1 of a 2 part story. By Brendan McCarthy. [...]

December 17, 2012 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Review: The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing for Coastal Gamefish by Aaron Adams

The first impression you get when you begin reading Aaron's book is that above all else he's an accomplished and all-in dedicated fly angler who has seriously fished every location he talks about in the book. Ad that's a lot [...]

December 11, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature: Backyard Big Mouths, “best day for us mans ever”

So where's that leave us regular fly junkies looking for our next easy fix? Bass, my friend, bass. [...]

December 3, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Dear Science Deniers: Sea Change is here

Sixty-five years ago, environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas prophesied in her classic book, The Everglades: River of Grass, that urban development and water diversion would dry out the land so much that the area would eventually erupt in flames. [...]

November 19, 2012 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: Articulated mullet fly

Fall brings the annual mullet run up the east coast of Florida. Try this new articulated pattern for some fun. With a stinger in the tail it’s hard to get bitten short. [...]

October 31, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Review: Fly rods off the beaten path

Bubba Smith wouldn't use Tiger Woods' driver because the flex at the club head and stiffness in the upper shaft would be different. And so it is with fly rods. My taste in rods and yours may be quite different, but [...]

October 26, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Palettes & Pixels: Mike Bainter, Artist, Graphic Designer, Innovator, Angler

Mike Bainter is not a painter, well at least not in the most traditional sense. Then what, you ask, is his medium? [...]

October 12, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Slide