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Destinations: Redfish hot spots from Texas to Virginia

Learn where some of the best redfish spots in the Gulf of Mexico and on the Atlantic coast are found and when to be there. [...]

January 31, 2018 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Angler advantage, knowing what fish see

Many types of schooling fish and most large fish, particularly predators, have large eyes, but it's where they feed that determines the value needs of their vision [...]

November 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

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 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