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Palettes & Pixels: Dan Sharley

An interview with watercolor artist and fly angler Dan Sharley. FLM: Where were you brought up? DS: I was born and raised in Memphis, Tenn. My high school years were spent at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis. In college, [...]

June 9, 2012 RECENT

News: Meltzoff Exhibit Opens in NYC

Stanley Meltzoff: Oceans and Other Worlds opening reception June 08, 2012 6:30 pm - Suggested donation $20 [...]

June 2, 2012 News, RECENT

Review: Hatch’s Finatic Plus reels

There are about a dozen or so high end - Made in U. S. A. production fly reel companies. Here’s one of them that has all the right stuff for this tarpon season. [...]

June 1, 2012 Destinations, RECENT

Review: SUP

Mark Castlow's company, Dragonfly Boats LLC, is a premium quality skiff and micro skiff manufacturing company based out of Vero Beach, Florida. From Mark’s desk, drafting table and pencil sketches drawn on napkins during lunch, several new and innovative one-off [...]

May 30, 2012 RECENT, Skiffs & Bay Boats

Review: Body Glove Barefoot 3T

I like the feeling of barefoot and not having to worry about slipping on the boat ramp, stubbing my toes or cutting my feet on shells or rocks when launching my skiff. [...]

May 30, 2012 RECENT

Review: Polarized Sunglasses

For me, polarized sunglasses are not an option when I'm fishing. They’re a necessity. They protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, reduce eye strain in bright conditions, eliminate glare, let you see into the water, protect you from [...]

May 27, 2012 RECENT

Conservation: The Florida Keys Initiative

Despite this long history and the continued fervor of flats anglers in pursuit of the Big Three, we find ourselves fighting for the health of the flats that have provided so much to so many for so long. With our [...]

May 27, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

Destinations: DIY Bonefishing in The Bahamas?

You can do-it-yourself - catch a few bones on a DIY basis in The Bahamas, but realistically it's pretty tough to get a good ROI and it's very physically demanding. To be successful, you'll have to be a good angler [...]

May 23, 2012 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, RECENT

Conservation: Is Beach Renourishment Marine Genocide?

In 2005, Florida got pounded with four hurricanes and they spawned ". . . beach re-nourishment projects that may really be acts of marine genocide," wrote Terry Gibson in the Florida Sportsman that year. [...]

May 19, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, RECENT

Fly Tying: The Green Hornet Tarpon Fly

The Green Hornet Tarpon Fly was designed to take laid up tarpon in the Lower Keys. The fly has just the right amount of motion between strips to keep the fish’s attention and enough flash to attract, but not spook [...]

May 19, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, RECENT