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Conservation: More on legal tarpon killing in federal waters

The following feature story is a follow-up on last week’s breaking story about the need to protect tarpon from spearing in federal waters off Louisiana. It included many comments, including those  from Doctor Stein and  members of the Hell Divers. [...]

April 24, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Tips & Tactics: The barracuda don’t get no respect!

Although they're an aggressive predator, catching a big cuda isn't all that easy. Here are some pointers to get you tight to one... [...]

April 19, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot

Gear: Publisher’s picks of cool stuff

Fly Life Magazine.com picks some cool and original gear for you to peruse. Orca Coolers to give Yeti a run for their money? [...]

April 18, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Wanna’ know what the absence of regs looks like?

Hundreds of tarpon are being legally killed and trashed every winter, spring and summer by spear fishermen in gulf coast states. This issue is important and needs to be addressed. [...]

April 15, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Tips & Tactics: They’ll all come runnin’ to chum

When fishing offshore, don't forget to bring frozen chum bags, chum buckets, baits, Sabiki rigs, and lightweight spinning outfits to help you land that beauty kingfish on the fly. [...]

April 11, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Fly Tying: The Inhaler, a killer tarpon fly for juveniles and jumbo females alike

The Inhaler is my favorite fly to throw at baby tarpon on dark or blotchy bottoms [...]

April 8, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot

News: Actor Michael Keaton, writer Tom McGuane and fly fishing legend Stu Apte come together to help save Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

On an unseasonably chilly night in Manhattan a gaggle of businessmen, anglers and fishing guides gathered for an auction and dinner to save bonefish, tarpon and permit [...]

April 8, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Spot

Skiff Review: Is old tech new tech?

It's easy to fall in love with the nostalgic look and feel of the Caribiana 23. [...]

April 4, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide, Spot

Friday Fish Frame: Vaughn Cochran

Vaughn is a multifaceted artist, entrepreneur, fly angler and musician. [...]

March 29, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Breaking News: GeorgiaRedfish.org makes it happen

Yesterday, Georgia's Senate passed HB36 making red drum Georgia’s first game-fish only species! [...]

March 26, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Spot