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Tips & Tactics: Don’t wet line before seating a knot

The surface of mono lines are very smooth, and with little friction quotient [...]

August 29, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics, Uncategorized

Tips & Tactics: A Capt. Bruce Chard / Deneki video on bonefish leaders

Capt. Bruce Chard of the Florida Keys puts to rest the sometimes confusing leader builds for bonefishing [...]

July 16, 2013 RECENT, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: It’s back in vogue – the Dropper Loop will increase hook-ups

I'm now a Dropper Loop fan - is it the action in water or commotion that makes the difference? [...]

July 10, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: South Florida’s exotic species are fun and willing to please

I love casting flies to bluegill, shellcracker, speckled perch and largemouth bass. I can’t resist the call of, The Everglades, a freshwater angler’s paradise [...]

June 25, 2013 RECENT, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Video: How to whip finish by hand – easier than a WF tool

There are three different ways to make a hand-tied whip-finish [...]

June 12, 2013 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Tips & Tactics: Mahi on the fly

Dolphin fish can motor at 50 MPH and leap to catch their favorite prey, flying fish. A dolphin on a fly generates more acrobatics than with other tackle. [...]

May 23, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

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

Tips & Tactics: Tying the San Diego jamb knot – tuna fleet knot

The San Diego jamb knot is attributed to city's tuna fishing fleet. It’s by far the strongest terminal knot. [...]

April 10, 2013 RECENT, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Packing list for fly fishing in the Bahamas

What to include when going on a fly fishing trip to the Bahamas. [...]

March 25, 2013 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Tying the Bimini Twist knot properly

As with many knots, the origin and history of the Bimini Twist knot is not totally clear. [...]

March 18, 2013 RECENT, Spot, Tips & Tactics