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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

Feature: Dragging the Line for Snappers and Groupers; depth without guilt

I'd caught snappers on flies before. The same goes for groupers and other known bottom feeders. Yet while the proverbial blind squirrel can find the occasional nut, he’s not likely to do it on a regular basis. Most of the [...]

March 7, 2011 Destinations, FEATURE STORY