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Book Review: The Longest Silence

Savoring superbly written short stories like those in "The Longest Silence" is like listening to the few minute long "West End Blues" played by Louis Armstrong [...]

November 2, 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

Calendar: Spanish Fly and the spirit of Jose Wejebe live on

The fundraiser is celebrated during Jose’s birthday month. See the box for the events taking place this January 27-29, or visit josewejebefoundation.org. [...]

January 25, 2017 Calendar Reminder, RECENT, 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

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

Tip & Tactics: Catching the wary Trachinotus Falcatus on the flats

While catching a permit in any habitat is a real thrill, it’s like having touched the Holy Grail to catch a permit on a fly on a flat. [...]

June 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Knots: Two guide tested uses of the figure 8 that make great connections

Fly fishing success has a lot to do with knots: how they pass through guides, how well they are tied and seated, choice of knots as that relates to materials, speediness of tie, and pound test breaking strength versus animal [...]

May 20, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: Silver Lining – Will Benson and crew send an important message…

Captains like Will Benson, among others, make a bullet proof case for the important balance that needs to exist between tourism and protecting marine resources. Dig it... [...]

April 19, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Video: Will Benson’s “SILT” in Key West Harbor

The cruise ship issue that Benson has drawn attention to is as bad as PTTS is to Boca Grande pass tarpon on the west coast of Florida [...]

January 2, 2014 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Water Pollution: ‘Dishonorable Discharge’

In the late 1990’s, three major cruise lines were indicted by the Department of Justice [...]

August 14, 2013 RECENT, Slide, Spot