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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

Review: Hatch’s Finatic Plus reels

There are about a dozen or so high end - Made in U. S. A. production fly reel companies. Here’s one of them that has all the right stuff for this tarpon season. [...]

June 1, 2012 Destinations, RECENT

Fly Tying: The Green Hornet Tarpon Fly

The Green Hornet Tarpon Fly was designed to take laid up tarpon in the Lower Keys. The fly has just the right amount of motion between strips to keep the fish’s attention and enough flash to attract, but not spook [...]

May 19, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, RECENT

Feature: The (Shrinking) Giant Tarpon Fly

If you fish for giant tarpon on fly in the Florida Keys, do you find that the fish seem to get a little smarter and a little tougher to feed every year? Do you find that a fly that worked [...]

May 17, 2012 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Flies, RECENT, Slide