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Browsing the "permit" Tag

The briny flats without a Merkin? Never

No one goes to the Bahamas without Del’s Merkin Crab flies. Sophisticated bonefish and permit anglers have won tournaments using ONLY that pattern. [...]

June 19, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Why is permit on the menu at “hip” Miami eatery?

Top Chef contestant McGinnis condescendingly argues, "I know a lot about fishing, dear. Whoever it is who’s telling you [it's a permit] doesn’t know what they’re talking about," Renowned marine biologists disagree. [...]

May 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Furry foam crab fly

This pattern can be tied in brown, tan, olive or anything that gets your fancy. Different color legs can be incorporated as well. [...]

March 9, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vise: Branham Swimming Crab

Rupert Harvey is a master tyer whose videos will teach you many cool tricks and details. I especially like this simple crab pattern. [...]

January 19, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Creating weedguards

Weed guards have no sex appeal, but they sure get the job done when called for, like around structures, cover, heavy flats cover and popping a fly off a bank or lily pad [...]

December 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Destinations: Crooked and Acklins islands

Crooked and Acklins in the Bahamas is the best bonefish destination in the world and maybe the best possible Bahamian destination for both tarpon and permit [...]

November 28, 2017 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

BTT: Protecting spawning permit in the Special Permit Zone

The new spawning season closure would be April through July. This item is tentatively scheduled for the December 2017 FWC Commission meeting in Gainesville. [...]

November 2, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Reminder: The world of the flats at your doorstep

The scope of this BTT symposium cannot be overstated. Experts in every discipline with regard to "FLATS" fisheries will be in attendance. It makes a world of difference being informed [...]

October 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

At The Vise: Raghead Crab

These instructions are easy to follow and execute, and take the confusion out of the equation. Now, getting a permit to commit to eating it is another story... [...]

May 9, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics