Feel the Tarpon Burn

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The first step in landing a big tarpon is getting a really good hook set. If your hook fails to penetrate the hard boney mouth of the tarpon, it almost always will be spit out after the first or second jump. My previous trip to the...



Saturday Shoutout / Flip On Flies

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You could get your advice on fly selection from worse guys than Flip Pallot. I’ve long thought that there are two types of fly tyers, the Engineer and the Artist. I don’t make a qualitative distinction between the two. I simply recognize that each comes at...



11 Tips for Correctly Presenting Your Fly To Tarpon

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Anyone that's fly fished for tarpon probably knows how easy it is to present the fly incorrectly. If you miss your target, even by just a little bit, it can drastically lower your chances for getting a tarpon to eat. Cast the fly too close, and...



Watching Your Fly Line Tells You If You’re Fishing

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When fly-fishing in saltwater, if your fly isn't moving, you’re not fishing. This is one of those ideas that’s dead simple in principal and damned complicated in practice. For a fish to see your fly as food, it must have the right action, but there are...



Join G&G At Abaco Lodge March 1-6, 2018

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Join Me For Some Amazing Fishing In Abaco, Bahamas The G&G South Andros Bonefish Schools sold out almost immediately this year. If you missed out on those great trips, never fear! Here’s your chance for some amazing bonefishing and maybe even a permit or tarpon. Abaco Lodge...