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Review: Capt. Derr’s 2012 Wish List for Santa

Wondering what to put on your wish list this year? Here are a some great pieces of gear that caught my eye this year. [...]

November 26, 2012 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

International Fly Fishing Film Festival IV

There are still a few more showings of IF4. [...]

October 24, 2012 Destinations, News, RECENT, Spot, Videos

The Skipper Blog: Stu Apte – the one that got away

Stu Apte, a legendary Keys guide was recently inducted into the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum in Livingston Manor, New York, on October 6. James Shepherd The Fishing Wire Story as told [...]

October 15, 2012 Blogs, RECENT, The Skipper

Conservation: Boca Grande – off the gaff, but not off the hook

Foul hooked? This hook placement is commonly seen in the jig fishery. [...]

September 14, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: BTT launches juvenile tarpon restortaion program at Lemon Bay

BTT: Juvenile Tarpon Habitat Restoration Program Underway Ajuvenile tarpon habitat restoration project planned near Boca Grande, Florida recently got underway. Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, in collaboration with The Lemon Bay Conservancy are working together to identify and restore appropriate habitat [...]

September 11, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

News: Boca Grande’s tarpon slaughter button getting hotter

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 5-6 in Tampa to discuss the tarpon fishery in Boca Grande. [...]

September 4, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

News: Tarpon may finally become catch and release only!

Tarpon, often referred to as the silver king of game fish, could become a catch-and-release-only fishery if new rules under consideration by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are adopted. [...]

September 4, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot, Uncategorized

Conservation: Riding High; the science of tarpon

Riding High: The Science of Tarpon, is just a brief showing of what is in store for the science section of the full-length version of the film. This segment puts emphasis on the ongoing tarpon satellite tagging programs. [...]

August 27, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot, Videos

News: Face of PTTS weighs in on tarpon controversy

From its inception, the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series (PTTS) has been conducted in a sporting manner with an emphasis on promoting conservation and the sport of tarpon fishing in Boca Grande. I would like to tell you about our history [...]

July 24, 2012 Conservation, Destinations, News, RECENT

Video: Riding High – a season on the fly

We've all seen the hundreds of tries at good ole boy fishing and fly fishing vids. Most are as constipated as the foreign speaking soaps that clog South Florida's cable TV monopoly. However, sometimes somebody knows what they're doing and [...]

June 11, 2012 Destinations, RECENT, Videos