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Coastal habitat, an artful look at South Florida

Barry Fellman’s Mangrove Coast photographs explore the realm of marine and shore life around South Florida’s mangroves. [...]

August 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Why are shark flies orange or orange?

Shark fishing, catch and release, has been popular in South Florida for decades. Spinner sharks along the Atlantic coast of South Florida are winter regulars [...]

May 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: Burmese pythons altering ecology of a fishery

ENP is almost 1.6 million acres - mostly submerged in water depths no greater than 9-feet. A guide is an imperative both for catching and safety [...]

February 8, 2017 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Bill Curtis – A Remarkable Life

Yes, a remarkable life, always going out of his way to help someone. Bill Curtis was a WWII veteran from a small town in OK. There he learned to fly fish on a $3 store bought bamboo fly rod [...]

October 31, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Opinion: OPST takes casting to new places, adds options – ends line confusion

Fly lines, not rods or reels, have been wearing the pants in the fly fishing industry for quite some time. Lefty Kreh, ever the sage, said not long ago: "It's hard to find a bad rod today ." [...]

August 16, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Steve Kantner: Thoughts and opines while on a familiar trail

Not long ago, South Florida was paradise with its rivers, canals, surfs, estuaries and public parks rich with fish populations year 'round. Now . . . [...]

August 9, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Steve Kantner

Believe It Or Not: Fracking in the Everglades? It could be South Florida’s gift to the country

Oil drilling is still goverened by "Drill Baby, Drill" thinking - originated by our current litter of wanna-be politicians. The consequences of reckless fossil fuel extraction has a recorded history of walk-away when things go wrong and let taxpayers pay [...]

May 9, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Big flies, high winds and taking too many punches

Belgiam cast is a side arm backcast and keeping the line just about parallel to the water. Never let the line stop moving - the rod is loaded until the fly is on the water [...]

August 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

News: Conservation efforts to improve “Biscayne Park” gets a rude smack-down

Biscayne National Park's efforts to restore a decaying reef and fishery are rebuffed by Republicans Ros-Lehtinen, Mario Diaz-Balart, Carlos Curbelo... [...]

July 31, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Profile: Capt Carl Ball is BTT’s Conservation Captain of the month

I think that habitat destruction and water quality are our biggest issues today. I think there needs to be more awareness and funding for habitat rehabilitation and development projects also. [...]

December 10, 2014 Profile, RECENT, Slide