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Asian carp cometh by the ton

Yes, delicious. The best part about it is that you’re eating green, you’re doing something to ensure the sustainability of other native foods by consuming this critter. [...]

June 19, 2017 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

Top Gun: Catching the incredible sailfish on a fly

An obsession to pursue and conquer a monster of the depths regardless of the consequences to one’s bank account, career and family life. [...]

December 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Top Gun

Book Review: Frank O’Brien, a man with a vision, passion and “True Grit”

The origin of offshore big game fishing can be found in this book, and Frank O'Brien was a part of it. He loved what he did, flourished in it and influenced it in a big way [...]

July 20, 2016 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature Story: To many fly anglers it is only ‘fishing’ if the IGFA rigging rules are in play

Although many complain about the rigorous rules of engagement imposed on fly anglers when it comes to many species. Others look at the rigging rule hardships as challenges to be overcome, especially so for the select club of offshore anglers [...]

May 23, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Wednesday Fish Facts: Oncorhynchus kisutch – coho salmon

Coho salmon are the last of the Pacific salmons to make a showing. All the fishing activity is around the spawn cycle, which is typically at its best in September and October. [...]

April 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Video: Rather than the Non-Slip Loop Knot, try this easier to tie loop knot

After tying many variations of loop knots, Huff came up with this double-line 5 turn loop knot that held better than any other of the knots he had ever tied. [...]

June 9, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized, Videos

Conservation: Are baitfish the honeybees of the oceans?

Baitfish represent the primary link in an undersea food web that unites all marine creatures—from tiny invertebrates to mammals and birds. [...]

April 22, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Take Action: Help the BTT support IGFA’s efforts to protect Florida’s forage fish

Bonefish Tarpon Trust is joining colleagues at the International Game Fish Association who are leading an effort that will help protect the future of Florida’s fisheries. [...]

March 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Take Action

Book Review: Stu Apte’s favorite long stories told short, “My Life in Fishing”

. . . an amusing episode with Harry and Bess Truman on board Stu's skiff, an impromptu side-of-the-road meeting with Ted Williams that led to a forty-year friendship, and an afternoon of drinking with Hemingway [...]

January 12, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide