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Storm ravaged islands need a helping hand

We got a taste of the punch Joaquin packed on Acklins — washed-out roads, many homes without roofs and walls — but on Crooked Island, the destruction was overwhelming. [...]

December 4, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bonefish 101

Thinking about getting to some warm environs and trying out bonefishing this winter?Here we will explore a few simple pointers that will help tremendously while breaking into this awesome chapter of the sport. [...]

November 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Beginner Fly Tying #11 – Woolly Bugger 

Some anglers believe the Woolly Bugger, tied in its original way and its many alternatives catch more fish than any fly ever invented [...]

November 29, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide

Fish travel with a better GPS

Magnetic navigation is probably what marine animals use to guide themselves, as well as birds and other land species . [...]

November 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

All pescados love this leech

A leech, like this Balanced Leech-CBO pattern by Phil Rowley, will harvest year in and year out in saltwater and freshwater. [...]

November 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: The good old Gotcha

The Gotcha is one of the old shrimpy, "crustaciafied" standards that is tried and true and has never gone out of fashion. [...]

November 21, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

“T” minus 18 minutes to smarter

Simon Gawesworth’s Rio Products video and Red’s Fly Shop video explain setting up shooting head lines, leaders and tips. [...]

November 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Pink salmon, have urges – will travel

For an invasion of pink salmon to happen in New England and Eastern Canada, a whole lot of weirdness would have to happen - hmm? [...]

November 15, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Was the answer in the headlines?

A predatory invasion into freshwater by striped bass to harvest Atlantic salmon smolt in Northeast America's waters is part of climate change reality [...]

November 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide