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Women anglers favorably impacting outdoor life

Female anglers are now as much a 25% of all anglers... according to ASA sources. Their conservation contributions outweigh that percentage [...]

March 8, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Fly Tying: An old adage is for tyers is “Keep it simple stupid.”

Glinton’s fly was long ago imported from the Bahamas by Orvis and will stay on their shelves for decades to come because it catches fish. [...]

April 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Conservation Captain for January 2016 is Capt. Will Vallely

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has Conservation captains all over the world. Their contributions have advanced the science on genetics and contributed to such standards as no-take [...]

January 15, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: September 2015 Conservation Captain of the Month

I can only speak about the areas where I fish and think that the lack of controls in the water on behalf of the authorities is one, I believe people take more than they are allowed to [...]

September 24, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Fishing: It takes more than think, if you do it every day

He does 25 push-ups and 25 sit-ups. “I do the full sit-up rather than crunches,” he says. Mr. Hobbs is a hunter and says in hunting season he gets a core workout from his weighted bow [...]

September 23, 2015 Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Advice: A couple of thoughts on fishing guide tipping

It may well have changed by now, but in 1990’s tipping was taboo in New Zealand. It was the way it was for any service. Tipping had insult and stupid written on it [...]

September 18, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Advice: In the Bahamas, a bonefish waits for no man

Fish wait for no man. A single false cast producing a shadow that rides over a bonefish will spook it. Add multiple false casts to your presentation - fish long gone [...]

June 4, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Conservation Guide for March – Dave Wyss

Capt. Wyss has been guiding for over 35 years. He comes from a family of guides; two uncles and his dad. Dave is a true believer in conservation and is connected at the hip with BTT's interests [...]

March 5, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust : Captain of the Month is Steve Roff

We now have regulations that protect tarpon in South Carolina. These common sense laws make tarpon fishing what it should be, a catch and release fishery, but we still encounter jaw gaffing [...]

February 19, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Conservation Captain for January; Capt. Jamie Allen

Capt. Jamie Allen been guiding out of Boca Grande, in Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound since 2001, mainly for tarpon, snook and redfish. He is a Pro staffer for Scott Rods, Nautilus Reels, and he is also a FFF [...]

January 16, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide