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Hardy’s Andy Mill on “Feeding the Fish”

Andy Mill, an expert at flats angling and tarpon tournaments winner swears “Feeding the Animal” is the answer. Watch, he adds more [...]

August 8, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Can a solar eclipse lead to better fishing?

The theory is that as the sky gets darker during the eclipse, fish will act as if the night is approaching; a second magic hour. [...]

August 4, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

BTT 6th International Science Symposium

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust 6th International Science Symposium takes place November 10—11, 2017, at the Bonaventure Resort and Spa, in Weston, Florida. [...]

August 3, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Juxtaposed: Brooklyn and Bozeman

The importance of personal relationships and the specific necessity of time spent not fishing is all about appreciating the time spent fishing [...]

August 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Impromptu fly fishing

Walk-in fly fishing, when it’s going to be impromptu, requires preparedness. Footwear is not stocking foot chest waders or old sneakers [...]

August 2, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Merlin, my Appalachian magician

Merlin has a sticker on his 1993 Ford pickup that reads; I’d rather be at work. Probably the only guy in the world that means it [...]

August 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The greatest fishing stories…

The greatest fishing stories ever written are not principally about fishing, but rather use the sport to allude to deeper topics. [...]

August 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

At the Vise: Black marabou leech – hook or tube

This black marabou leech has significant attractor value. When tying them, make the tails in big, short clumps, so they'll be "fat". [...]

July 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Catch Limits – Doing the right thing

Healthy forage fish populations lead to a greater abundance of everything, which results in full hotels, packed restaurants, and busy tackle shops. [...]

July 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #3 – The all-important bobbin

This wonderfully simple little device holds and tensions tying thread while at the same time giving you great control. [...]

July 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide