Sunday Classic / Should You Be Sharpening Your Hooks More?

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Casting all day long, searching for that beast of a brown. I'm giving it everything I've got. I know that's what it's going to take if I want a decent shot at landing a big mature brown trout. I'm looking for a 20 plus-incher and...

10 Tips For Spotting Permit

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PERHAPS THE LOFTIEST GOAL IN FLY FISHING IS CATCHING A PERMIT. Maybe it's not your thing but if there truly is a fish of ten-thousand casts, it's the permit. There is enough to catching permit to fill a bookshelf or magazine rack. It's a complicated game,...

8 Elements of Fly Design to Follow for Imitating Trout Food Sources

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When tying fly patterns, it's very important that you try your best to incorporate several different elements of fly design to increase their effectiveness. No one knows with complete certainty what order or priority trout rank each element of a food source or fly pattern,...

Sunday Classic / The Finer Points of the Ready Position

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I'VE TALKED ABOUT THE READY POSITION BEFORE BUT IN TEACHING THE BONEFISH 101 PRIMER ON OUR TRIP TO ANDROS SOUTH, IT OCCURRED TO ME THAT SOME OF THE FINER POINTS BEAR REPEATING OR AT LEAST MORE THOROUGH EXPLANATION. A good ready position is vital in making...

Light Where You Need It

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THE SUN HAS DIPPED BELOW THE HORIZON AND THE EVENING CHILL IS IN THE AIR. You've got maybe thirty more minutes to fish if you push it. The hatch is on and you can hear fish rising all around you as you struggle in the waning...