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Gear Review: Costa Del Mar’s Fantail 580P

The Costa Del Mar Fantail 580P's are lightweight and give me crisp and clear vision for bright days on the water. [...]

November 3, 2017 Gear, Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

FLIBS, skiffs, and forget fly fishing

Dragonfly, Maverick and Hells Bay are a few of the limited fly fishing offerings appearing at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show this upcoming weekend. [...]

October 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Is fly fishing Cuba already history?

The Treasury Dep. licenses Cuba travel - under the new rules, a "traveler's schedule of activities must not include free time or recreation in excess." Got That [...]

June 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: Monster GTs in “Strip”

If the point is to make you want to pack your bags, rods and sunscreen and begin a quest to start hunting for GTs, then this film works in spades. [...]

April 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics from the author of A Passion For Permit

Here is a secret weapon of mine: slide a 1/32-ounce worm weight or an even lighter tungsten conehead in front of the loop knot that secures the fly. [...]

April 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Coming Soon: Stripers in the skinny water

Soon it will be blissed out peaceful mornings on the flats of Long Island for 2 months of the coolest fishing I have found to date. [...]

April 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Video: Capturing the history of Bahamian bonefish guides

Ghost Stories, a Ken Burns-like historical tribute to the Bahamian guides who essentially invented fly fishing for bonefish, has become invaluable. [...]

March 29, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Breaking News: “I have done all I can to save them from themselves…”

DIY Bahamian bonefishing is in for a big change. However, if you can afford a lodge price you are probably going to be good to go when the regs are formally imposed. [...]

April 26, 2016 Breaking News, FEATURE STORY, Slide