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Beginner Fly Tying: # 8 Tying off the thread

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to tie off your work is a critical factor - not only in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying but having the fly stay "tied" [...]

September 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Guides Trust Foundation accepting donations for hurricane relief

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is pleased to join with the Guides Trust Foundation in supporting a special guides hurricane relief fund. [...]

September 18, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Fast action fly rods – learn how to love ’em

The stiffness of fast action fly rods auto-creates faster line speed and if managed well throughout the cast distance is magnified. Casting in the wind probably the best feature of a fast fly rod [...]

September 15, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Trending in the fly shop near you

No matter the current trend in fly rods, your local fly shop is the best resource. There, you can cast rods and get an authoritative opinion. A local guide is another good source [...]

September 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Expert outdoor travel companies “wade” in on bonefishing trips

You might want to ditch what you think you know, take a step back, and listen to the wisdom of well-worn travelers and outfitters. [...]

September 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Cape Lookout Albacore and Redfish Festival

Since 2014, Cape Lookout Albacore Festival has been promoting the sustainable, recreational, fall fishery for False Albacore on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina [...]

September 12, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Canoes and kayaks offer much access and fewer headaches

He said, "But I don't own a boat. How could I possibly fish the 'Hootch'?" The fly shop guy said, "If you have $200 you could be fishing today." [...]

September 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Beginner Fly Tying: #7 – Thread handling basics, Part 2

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to attach materials is a critical factor in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying. [...]

September 11, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Casting accuracy is rewarding

The reasons for misfires in fly casting are many. The most common is not keeping the stroke on the same plane - relative to the ground... [...]

September 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: The importance of being hook earnest

The hookup percentage was slightly better with J hooks, but J hooks were more prone to being short stuck or thrown. [...]

September 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide