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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

Leaders and Tippets: Everything you need to know

Leader builds, materials choices and knots to secure them are regarded by serious anglers with a zealousness akin to religion. Leader are not to be taken lightly [...]

May 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, 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

South reservoir essential to Florida Bay’s health and the Keys economy

Florida Bay now gets just one-third of the fresh water that once naturally flowed south from Lake Okeechobee through the River of Grass, past the mangrove forests and into the bay. [...]

March 22, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Video: Silver Kings Season 3, Full-length Episode 1

Witness the superb sight fishing for tarpon on the fly rod that the Florida Keys have to offers us every spring in this full length episode of Silver Kings. [...]

January 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Florida Keys, Slide

The Origin: The Florida Keys introduces saltwater sports fishing to the world

The Florida Keys is still a great destination for saltwater fly fishing. Its tarpon, bonefish, permit, sailfish, dolphinfish and many other species bring visitors from around the world [...]

December 27, 2016 RECENT, Slide, The Origin

Fish Facts: Albula vulpes, the flats ghost is hard to catch

Studies in the Bahamas using ultrasonic telemetry demonstrated the daily patterns of bonefish. More studies are being done with expanded destinations. Loss of habitat is a huge issue [...]

September 30, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: If there is a terrestrial ribeye, it might be a cricket

Late summer and early fall are a great time for terrestrials. Ants the easiest to tie and deadly, but never leave home without a cricket. This one by Tim Flagler "catches." [...]

September 20, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Florida: Are they finally going to save the Everglades? Nah

It is the strangest thing; everyone in the world knows that Lake Okeechobee's water has to be sent south. If it continues to be sent east and west, it's game over for Florida [...]

August 11, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Florida, Slide

BTT: Population genetics and larval biology of bonefish in Cuba

BTT, Dr. Jon Shenker, and FIT address whether changes in Cuban bonefish abundance influence the supply of larvae to the Florida Keys? [...]

July 29, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos