Save Your Saltwater Flies

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Have you ever put a saltwater fly back in you box while it was still wet from fishing? If you have, you know the heartache of finding a bunch of your best patterns ruined by the salt you locked in there. It's no fun. If you're...

Fly Fishing: Our Trout Rivers and Streams Need More Wood

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Wood is Good! Several years back, one of my favorite wild trout streams, only a few miles from my house, got slammed with tornados and high winds (from back to back hurricanes that had moved up from Florida). The aftermath from the strong storms, downed dozens,...

Stealth For Trout- Stand Still

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By Jason Tucker I used to spinner fish for trout a lot. Much of it was done as a scouting tool in preparation to come back and fly fish, and at times I even clipped the hook off and simply took note where the fish were. It...

Florida Lowers Limits To Increase Redfish Numbers

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By Justin Pickett On April 14 of this year, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) passed a new daily catch limit for Red Drum along its Northwest coastline. According to the FWC, “these changes come as the result of stakeholder concerns that Red Drum populations...

Sunday Classic / Rob Smith’s Musky Sucker

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ROB SMITH IS NOTHING, IF NOT COLORFUL SO WHEN I ASKED HIM TO TIE A FLY FOR MY READERS I EXPECTED SOMETHING BODACIOUS, AND I GOT IT! Rob likes his fish the way he likes his mustache, big and scary. He's our local authority on striped...