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What is it about Orvis?

No matter the reality of why a cast is well performed or not, like actually being caused by fly line, leader, fly, or angler - it is the fly rod that is always charged with the responsibility for performance [...]

October 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

When the wind is always at your back

Being able to change your casting technique in windy conditions or with bumper size flies will reward you with fish-on, and no cranial damage. The casting technique is simple - Belgium Cast [...]

September 27, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Fast action fly rods – learn how to love ’em

The stiffness of fast action fly rods auto-creates faster line speed and if managed well throughout the cast distance is magnified. Casting in the wind probably the best feature of a fast fly rod [...]

September 15, 2017 RECENT, Slide

The Bahamas: Bonefishing power grab

Prescott Smith and a cohort, Minster Grey, have concocted a populist battle cry that has legs. The new governing of the flats is a pure power grab [...]

January 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: Smart neighbors make good angling friends

The Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Perry Christie, formally announced the government’s decision to not allow large-scale commercial fishing by the Chinese in the Bahamas. [...]

December 2, 2016 RECENT, Slide, The Bahamas

Breaking News: “I have done all I can to save them from themselves…”

DIY Bahamian bonefishing is in for a big change. However, if you can afford a lodge price you are probably going to be good to go when the regs are formally imposed. [...]

April 26, 2016 Breaking News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bahamas: Yellow Dog helps Abaco Guides Association to rebuild after Joaquin

Guides have lost boats and home as well as some lodges got completely destroyed - like Miriam Cartwright’s Greenwich Creek Lodge, Ltd. [...]

October 13, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: Joaquin ravaged Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Island and San Salvador

On Long Island and some of the other islands you cannot get to the other settlements because of the water, so they can only tell you what is damaged within their settlements [...]

October 6, 2015 RECENT, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: Part 2- The battle for bonefish and the future of the Bahamas

Protectionism certainly isn’t new—but neither is it obviously effective. Protectionist legislation often proves the economic “law of unintended consequences” [...]

September 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

The Bahamas: Oh where, oh where are the Bahamas going?

It was Prescott Smith and Shawn Leadon who proposed doing away with foreign lodge owners and spoiled for a chance to become fishing license czars [...]

July 7, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas