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News: Captains and community members work to ban the Boca Grande tarpon “jig”

Somehow, somewhere along the way, the pro-jig advocates became the voice of a handful [...]

May 15, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Spot

Petition: Help us stop the spearing of tarpon in federal waters

We can use your good name to help influence state and federal fisheries management commissions to do the right thing. Please sign this petition to provide necessary protection for tarpon now. [...]

May 7, 2013 Conservation, Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Review: Switch rod – don’t leave home without it

They are next great thing that have revolutionary written all over... “Switch Rods” are definitely one of our latest obsessions. [...]

May 6, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Feature: Spring striper season is flats season on Long Island, NY

The East End of Long Island, NY is a mecca for catching stripers in skinny water and it happens every spring before the summer crowds file in. [...]

April 30, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

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