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Feature Story: Chasing Chocolate – Part II of II

Tarpon fishing celebrity, Andy Mill, embraced these sharks like a duck does a wetland. After several decades of “chasing silver,” he now has a distraction between tarpon migrations [...]

January 8, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Gear Review: Holiday gift guide for the avid angler

Here are some stellar gift ideas for the fisherman in your life. Or perhaps you need some ideas to whisper in Santa's ear to make your 2015 all the merrier... [...]

December 18, 2014 Boating, Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide

Feature Story: Chasing Chocolate – Part I of II

Tarpon fishing celebrity, Andy Mill embraced these sharks like a duck does a wetland. After several decades of “chasing silver,” he now has a distraction between tarpon migrations. [...]

December 17, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: Fluff befitting a tarpon or snook

The wing material undulates enticingly, and due to its clipped deer hair head, it not only suspends, but can be stripped to push a wake at the surface— [...]

September 2, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Industry News: Loomis debuts “ShortStix” at ICAST

The new Loomis "ShortStix" are designed specifically for casting the new short-headed fly lines that are gaining in popularity for casting large flies. [...]

July 14, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Book Review: Put some ‘Steel’ in your library

You’ll learn how steelhead have attracted a cult-like following, and how the devout make pilgrimages to their mythic Nirvana [...]

June 2, 2014 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: Fly fishing for carp a ‘berry’ good time

Kantner discovered the correlation between falling ficus berries, during spring income tax season about 20 years ago [...]

April 24, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: Mullet on a fly… everytime!

It’s just that they feed well-off the radar - on a marl-choked mudflat or a backwater slough, where they finally find refuge from the host of predators. [...]

December 11, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: “Revisiting the ditch with a wobbly stick”

First, you break a few rod tips, as I did that day [...]

November 14, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Tips for live chumming

While the technique itself is fairly-straightforward, anglers should be aware of several requirements, including, size of pattern and strip speed. [...]

October 24, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics