First Shot

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By Justin Pickett "With an explosion, the water suddenly gave way to expose the shimmering scales and black fins of a perfect Everglades Silver King." The weeks of preparation, tying, and fantasizing had come to an absolute end as I found myself sitting in the backseat of...



Saturday Shoutout / Restoring Decency

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I have always spoken out strongly against fishing tournaments where fish are killed. That’s a conviction that I stand by, and before now, I’ve never read anything on the topic that changed the way I felt about it. This essay by Ted Williams, for The Blog...



Passing the Torch

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There is nothing more rewarding, for an angler, than teaching their kids to fish. Well, perhaps watching your son become an accomplished and personable young man and, if you happen to be one of the top flats guides on the planet, seeing that young man follow...



Bug Juice Ain’t The Only Thing Missing!

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THE EVERGLADES IS CERTAINLY KNOWN FOR ITS AMAZING FISHING, SCENERY, BIRD LIFE, AND THE MYRIAD OF OTHER ANIMAL LIFE THAT INHABITS THE ECOSYSTEM. Unfortunately, the one thing that has everything else well outnumbered is the mosquitos. And not just any mosquito. These damn things have evolved...



Lowcountry Meets The Louisiana Marsh  

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By Owen Plair I could see this monster redfish laid up, just waiting for a fly. As a full-time redfish guide in South Carolina, over the years it has been kind of hard for me to justify spending money to travel and fish the Louisiana marsh for...