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Advice: Sight fishing is as good as it gets, but . . .

Casting well, and getting the fly to the fish quickly are the cornerstones of effective angling for everything from trouts to bonefish. Multiple false casts will ruin a good outing; anywhere [...]

August 21, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Advice: Go-to flats flies for bonefish and permit. Classics for a reason…

The Gotcha and the Crazy Charlie patterns are classics and ideal flies for new tiers because they require very basic materials and tying techniques [...]

July 9, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Advice: One step up from walk-in is paddling

If you have a canoe, kayak, SUP board or are thinking about getting that type of conveyance to fish out of, do yourself a favor and get Paddling.Net free newsletter [...]

July 1, 2015 Advice, RECENT, Slide

Advice: In golf, practice is part of the game. But fly fishing?

When on a bone your window of opportunity is always a fleeting one - measured in seconds so practice presenting your fly at a target with no more than two false casts [...]

June 4, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Advice: In the Bahamas, a bonefish waits for no man

Fish wait for no man. A single false cast producing a shadow that rides over a bonefish will spook it. Add multiple false casts to your presentation - fish long gone [...]

June 4, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Advice: Carry-on for a passport required destination trip

Packing your carry-on bag is a critical consideration. The first items of consideration are rod, reel and flies. Rods and reels are, of course, permitted as checked luggage [...]

May 29, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Advice: Tipping, it’s an age old problem for fly anglers

Marshall Cutchin, former guide in the Keys and MidCurrent's publisher, ‘speaks’ in great detail about tipping lodges and guides across the globe. [...]

May 5, 2015 Advice, RECENT, Slide

Advice: Best way to start fly fishing and continually improve

MN guide Mark Reisetter said: "I think there’s an aura of difficulty about fly-fishing and casting that’s exaggerated and keeps people from doing it. That shouldn’t be the case." [...]

March 16, 2015 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips and Tactics: Cleaning mildewed rods, eliminating odors and more

For matters of mildew, you can make your own concoction using household products to rid the problem quickly and save money. [...]

January 29, 2015 Advice, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Advice: It’s time to make some resolutions for 2015

Traditionally, most of us make at least one new year resolution tonight while have a glass, or two sitting by the fire or out on the water if living in warmer environs... [...]

December 31, 2014 Advice, FEATURE STORY, Slide