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Browsing the "bonefish" Tag

Bahamas’ flats fishing rules: Yes? No? On? Off?

Come bonefish in The Bahamas? Benjamin Pratt, senior manager, Ministry of Tourism said. "The Bahamas is open for business . . ." [...]

November 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

IGFA: Playing by the rules

A good angler, using a light tippet, knows they must catch quickly because of predation. Also important are proper handling and a timely release. [...]

November 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Angler advantage, knowing what fish see

Many types of schooling fish and most large fish, particularly predators, have large eyes, but it's where they feed that determines the value needs of their vision [...]

November 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Reminder: The world of the flats at your doorstep

The scope of this BTT symposium cannot be overstated. Experts in every discipline with regard to "FLATS" fisheries will be in attendance. It makes a world of difference being informed [...]

October 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

BTT: Bahamas Initiative Update

The Impact of Habitat ID has contributed to the establishment of six new national parks on Grand Bahama and Abaco [...]

August 18, 2017 RECENT, Slide

RIO’s Simon Gawesworth simplifies the “Double Haul”

Simon Gawesworth has a gift for understanding fly rods, fly casting, and explaining this knowledge to his students. Here he simplifies the the double haul. [...]

August 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

RIO’s new DirectCore Flats Pro fly line

In addition to the new core, this line features RIO’s SureFire technology, which has been used in RIO’s freshwater fly lines in the past. [...]

August 3, 2017 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Making lemonade in Exuma

Once Abbie and I got over our astonishment, we shared a laugh and a cold Kalik and toasted my new bonefishing partner for his amazing work on the flats of Great Exuma. [...]

July 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Simple, know crabs to catch bones

For many, the bonefish is the ultimate flats game fish. Its dwindling habitats are the direct result of overdevelopment and irresponsible governance [...]

June 29, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bonefish, Sunscreen and Slime

Mucous, or fish slime, is the first line of defense for a fish. Slime removal increases the likelihood of infection - any fish [...]

June 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide