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Evolution of the Marabou Tarpon Toad Fly

Hoover and Andy Mill went on to fish the Marabou Toad pattern extensively with well documented success in the highest levels of the competitive sport. [...]

April 8, 2019 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Big game fish on a fly – Jake Jordan’s rules

Big game landings on a fly rod that are International Game Fish Association qualified catches would be tarpon and a checklist of billfish, tuna and sharks. [...]

February 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Can’t cast a lick, bring lotion and a book

The silvery, chameleon-like bonefish is the ultimate challenge on the flats because of elusiveness and oft persnickety way with fur and feathers. [...]

January 16, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

2018: Remembrance in the rear view

Another marker for 2018 is the loss of a few who did so much for so many of us in our private world of sports fishing. [...]

January 2, 2019 RECENT, Slide

There is bonefish connectivity across the Caribbean

With Dr. Aaron Adams freed up for research and Jim McDuffie as the new CEO, BTT has vaulted into a new prominence and regard, worldwide. [...]

November 29, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Tagged tarpon travels from Lower Florida Keys to Maryland

Little Elmo makes a big journey… BTT began to acoustically tag tarpon in May 2016 in an effort to expand our knowledge of tarpon habitat use and movement at different life stages. We just received a noteworthy report of a [...]

November 20, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Florida Keys Guides Rally Around New Blue Star Program

Only businesses with placards and decals featuring the Blue Star logo and current calendar year are considered active Blue Star operators. [...]

October 15, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Apex Predators Sustain Seagrasses

Throughout the world, scientists discovered: “Sharks function like wolves do in Yellowstone Park, protecting large areas of seagrass from being overgrazed.” [...]

October 3, 2018 RECENT, Slide

The captain asked, “Do you know how to swim that fly?”

I didn't read how important swimming a fly is. I watched good anglers. They are always focused on swimming their fly for any fish - pond to ocean. [...]

September 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The trouble with fishing vests, a saltwater angler butts in

The more spartan we are about the accouterments we stuff into our fishing vest, the easier it is to find what we want when we want it while also reducing weight. [...]

June 19, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics