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Feature: If you had only ONE fly . . .

Stuck on a deserted island... what fly would you want to throw if you only had one pattern? Captain Grant Gisondo's musings on the subject... [...]

August 15, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot

Friday Fish Frame: The Mayfly

Shawn Bichsel is a passionate fly fisher who has recently had a reignited passion for pursuing his love of art. [...]

June 14, 2013 Flies, RECENT

Feature: My Flies

It is the fly that is the connection that makes it all come together, that all the other parts are nothing without. [...]

June 11, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Tips & Tactics: Top bonefish flies for anywhere in the world

Deneki Outdoors, a travel agency that owns lodges it represents has a noteworthy weekly newsletter worth checking out. [...]

June 6, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot

Video: A simple and efficient top water popper fly by Matt Thomas

This popper fly is easy to tie, it sprays water like a garden hose and has major attractor power for aggressive fish. [...]

May 29, 2013 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Videos

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

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

Fly Tying: Richard Strolis’ Realistic Baitfish

A semi-realistic baitfish streamer for any species. Colors and sizes can be altered to imitate any smaller bait fish in your area. [...]

March 21, 2013 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Videos

Fly Tying: The CCT Crab

Anything that eats a crab will find the CCT fly irresistible and it's easy to tie. Check out these simple instructions. [...]

March 4, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Feature: DIYing in the Yucatan proved harder than expected…

Tough conditions in the Yucatan required the expertise of guide, Creig Krier, to reverse my self imposed DIY hex. [...]

February 27, 2013 Blogs, Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Long Island On The Fly, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized