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Boat Mangement: Part Two

Rigging and fishing your new boat [...]

February 26, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Tying Kary Via’s Sweet Meat Crab

Tying Kary Via's Carolina Natty Crab. [...]

February 14, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Keep it simple, catch more bones.

Tim Mahaffey on bonefishing. All of my rod and reel combos are matching, so when I switch weights the actions are all the same... [...]

February 13, 2013 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Tying Paul’s Seaducer

Tying the Redfish Seaducer by Paul Fisicaro. This fly travels well. Whether you're in Texas, Louisiana, Everglades National Park, Boca Grande (Florida) you will catch redfish with this fly. Recipe and instructions. [...]

February 12, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tip: Trusted Traveler. It’s worth it!

Airports, flying commercially and after a decade of our stringent friends that screen us at airports, there's good news for travelers and especially frequent flyers. [...]

January 24, 2013 News, RECENT, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips and Tactics: Making the inlet

Approaching and navigating inlets from the sea has dangers - life threatening sometimes. An FLM original by Skip Clement. [...]

January 23, 2013 FEATURE STORY, RECENT, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Boat Management: Part One

By Grant Gisondo   Not everyone can have the boat of their dreams, but that’s OK. With some basic items your current boat or next boat can be an excellent tool for offshore fly fishing. Rigging Rigging your new or [...]

December 26, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature: Spinner Sharks, and a Little History About Sharks and Flies

Who you need to know when it comes to fly fishing for spinner sharks and why red/orange flies work. [...]

December 18, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Tying: Articulated mullet fly

Fall brings the annual mullet run up the east coast of Florida. Try this new articulated pattern for some fun. With a stinger in the tail it’s hard to get bitten short. [...]

October 31, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Now what?

Does the engine sound like it is cranking over? If not, the first thing to check is the gear-shift lever. [...]

October 22, 2012 Skiffs & Bay Boats, Spot, Tips & Tactics