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Long rods for small streams

Long fly rods for small waters and small trouts are not a contrarian's view of fly fishing. If you think of the advantages, you may just convince yourself [...]

May 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Choosing the right waders and boots

The folks at The Fish Hawk fly shop in Atlanta walk you through the process of picking the right waders and wading boots and insist on GoreTex. [...]

May 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Why are shark flies orange or orange?

Shark fishing, catch and release, has been popular in South Florida for decades. Spinner sharks along the Atlantic coast of South Florida are winter regulars [...]

May 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Together, against the mines, we can make a difference…

The solution to the challenges facing native fish can be found at the confluence of empowered and passionate local communities and the best available science [...]

May 17, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Bonefish pre-spawn site discovered in Andros

BTT has provided funding for and conducted projects that have provided information essential for conservation and led to tangible conservation outcomes [...]

May 16, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: RIO’s Rob Parkins on fishing the hopper/dropper rig

If you have any questions about how to properly fish the tandem hopper/dropper rig, this video from the minds at RIO Products is for you. [...]

May 15, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Grass restoration can have a tenfold habitat impact

Succesful grasses restoration throughout Florida has magnified the impact habitat improvements can have by bringing back bay and estuary life in a dramatic way [...]

May 12, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

ASMFC Addendum V to Amendment 6 Voted Down 10-5

Yesterday the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission debated on whether or not an increase in striped bass harvest of about 10% should be allowed for next year. [...]

May 11, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

At The Vise: Raghead Crab

These instructions are easy to follow and execute, and take the confusion out of the equation. Now, getting a permit to commit to eating it is another story... [...]

May 9, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

At The Vise: Stickleback Zonker

This Stickleback Zonker is a winning pattern. Rabbit zonker strips create a movement and bulk in the water that says "protein" to hungry fish. [...]

May 5, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide