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Tips & Tactics: Born again bassin’

Bass fight hard and become aerialists for your pleasure. I’ve come to revere them as the best - pound for pound - gamefish. [...]

May 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Off Belize, a hunt for saltwater fly fishing’s top prizes

Located on the island’s east side, El Pescador offers access to some 400 square miles of shallow hard-bottom, white-sand flats, from the Mexican border to Belize City. [...]

April 10, 2017 Our Places, RECENT, Slide, Spot

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

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

Tips & Tactics: All about weed guards and when to tie them

Tying on weed guards can be a bit tricky [...]

May 17, 2016 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Tips & Tactics: How to beat the wind and catch more fish

Good fly casters claim the wind is their friend. Casting well in the wind, or any time for that matter, boils down to line speed and aerodynamics. [...]

May 16, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Feature: Part 3 of 3 – Andy Mill on “Feeding the Animal”

In this story on advanced fly fishing for adult tarpon, we’ll continue to draw on Andy Mill's hard earned knowledge. [...]

April 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot

Feature: Part 2 of 3 – Andy Mill on “Feeding the Animal”

Andy Mill knows as much about tarpon catching as anyone dead or alive. Read the second segment of this most important chapter from his book. [...]

April 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature Story: My last trip to Alaska with Jim. It was a doozy

My last trip to Alaska was more than a few years ago and a great exercise in precisely how not to do it, but the fishing was as awesome as the "lodge" was gruesome [...]

March 22, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Gear Review: Say goodbye to bug bites. Well, almost…

The Repellent has an odorless cell of protection that was tested to be 93 percent effective against mosquitoes and black flies. It operates on a single butane cartridge... [...]

March 11, 2015 Gear, Gear Review, RECENT, Slide, Spot