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Wednesday Fish Facts: It’s shark week folks, take notice

At the 2013 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meeting in Bangkok, countries agreed to increase protection for five commercially-exploited species of sharks [...]

August 20, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Monday Gear Review: Build a better Boga-Grip?

Tons of companies have attempted to build a better Boga and frankly, nothing comes close to performing as well. Many have tried, nobody has succeeded. [...]

August 18, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

The Series: Important Women in the History of Fly Fishing; Winifred Ferdon Dette

During the 1928 fishing season, Dette tied enough flies to display them in a cigar case and sell them in her parents’ hotel. [...]

August 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide

News: Al Barnes, BTT’s Artist of the Year

I prefer to start out with the sea/landscape and see what appears in it along the way. Sometimes birds fly in, sometimes boats float in, sometimes both. That’s what I like about marine art. Events happen at a slower [...]

August 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: Tie the Crazy Charlie, a fly with a long history

Charlie Smith, now 78, was the first Bahamian to own a bone fishing lodge. It was called Charlie’s Haven, it was on the water’s edge in Behring Point, Andros. [...]

August 14, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: Cichlasoma, urophthalmus; Mayan cichlid

Mayan cichlids possess small caniform teeth for grasping prey, but rely primarily on large pharyngeal tooth pads for the mastication of their prey [...]

August 13, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Monday Gear Review: A.Jensen’s da Vinci reel

All of the details from finish to design are well thought out with a very consistent tendency towards quality design and craftsmanship. [...]

August 11, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

The Series: Important Women and Their Events in the History of Fly Fishing

In 1996, Gwenn Perkins and Dr. Benita Walton suggested that breast cancer survivors could benefit from the spiritual act of fly fishing. [...]

August 8, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing, Slide, The Series: Important Women In The History Of Fly Fishing

Video: Vimeo fly fishing sampler

From permit fishing with Will Benson in the Keys to trout fishing in New Zealand, and a season of tarpon fishing recapped by Waterline Media... [...]

August 8, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

Fly Tying: Making “candies” easy, quick and perfect

Surf candies are as good as it gets most days in the surf in South Florida, local canals, spillways and salt marshes, lakes, impoundments and rivers. [...]

August 7, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos