The Kill

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By Justin Pickett The rubber basket of my net is stressed as it is stretched, enveloping what many anglers might consider the “catch of a lifetime." He is wild and full of energy. His hooked jaw chomping at the air, almost as if he’d bite the hell...



Omar

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"HE LEARNED, BECAME OLDER, WISER AND, YES, BIGGER. HE BECAME A BETTER FISH AND TO CATCH HIM I WOULD HAVE TO BECOME A BETTER MAN." Omar was a tough guy. Mean, if you got right down to it. A loner. Seldom seen, and when he was,...



Accidental Fishing, Keep Your Gear Close

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I'm a firm believer in a well laid plan, so why has some of my best fishing been an accident? I guess it all started because I have a weak bladder. Anyone who has been on a road trip with me can tell you that. Be...



Aquamarine, A Permit Tale

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"Now! Now is the time! Hurry!" I am perched on the bow of a rocking Hell's Bay Waterman, on the flats of Abaco, squinting through my bifocals and trying in vain to find the opening in a figure 8 knot. I've cut off six different crab...



Fly Fishing Karma

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By Kent Klewein The feeling of losing a big trout can be heart breaking. Especially when it's a fish of a life time, but it happens to all of us, some just more than others. Most of the time fish are lost because of angler error during...