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Fly fishing at night

If you fly fish at night, there is one thing that you would never want to leave home without, a friend. And at least one of you needs to be very familiar with the coordinates. [...]

September 13, 2019 Fly Fishing, Night fishing, RECENT, Slide

Tying the Haywire Twist is the tricky part, not the Albright Knot connection

The Albright combining with the Haywire Twist is synonymous with the Keys' most famous guide, Jimmy Albright. [...]

September 11, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly tying knots, Knots, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, tying knots

Bahamas Update 9/17: Dorian help sources and a look at the Bahamas’ fisheries biz

Agencies are mobilizing to offer disaster relief assistance. Here’s an updated list of what you can do to help. [...]

September 10, 2019 Bahamas, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, News, scroll, Slide

Opinion: Seriously, do you honestly think you deserve a high-five?

There used to be a video of four stud-like guys high 5-ing each other for having reeled in a grouper, electrically - they got laughed at so many times they took the post down. [...]

September 9, 2019 billfish, electric reels, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO sweeps lakes with its new line

A short head, get deep fast, and have a level leader now available in one package - no more homemade cutting and tying lines to get deep - thanks RIO. [...]

September 5, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly lines, Industry News, News, RECENT, Slide

Women fly fishing guides: Where are they?

Women, in less than a decade, added 1,764,000 new players to the fly fishing rolls, but if you’re looking for a woman guide, you might be disappointed. [...]

September 4, 2019 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Women guides

If you need a fly fishing fix, usually largemouth bass are right around the corner

In every state but Alaska, largemouth bass come to a fly when properly teased. No one ever says catching Micropterus salmoides was a tiresome experience. [...]

September 3, 2019 Bass, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The albies are coming. Tying the Albie Whore

Invented by East End angler and fly tyer, Richard Reagan, the Albie Whore is an attractor pattern that can trigger strikes when matching the hatch won't work. [...]

August 30, 2019 At The Vise, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Opinion: In the art of exaggeration fluorocarbon leaders get my nod

Comparatively, quality mono, and fluoro leader materials each have real advantages, but they are minuscule in real-time performance. Fluoro is 2 X more expensive - you choose. [...]

August 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Looking Back, Opinion, Research, Slide

An old classic Caddis Pupa tied with modern-day materials

It's not often a fly that looks pro-tied because it appears to be complicated is, in point of fact, easy and fun to tie. Oh, and it's a proven veteran. Tie a dozen. [...]

August 27, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos