2014 Tarpon Rod Roundup

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HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SPEND THAT TAX REFUND! It's tarpon season and if you are headed out in search of silver, you may be considering a new rod. I had the chance recently to try out four excellent eleven weight fly rods that are great for...

Introduction by Johnny Spillane

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Nothing could make me happier than to begin my good friend Johnny Spillane....

Saturday Shoutout / Don’t Cross Fishbeer

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IT'S BEEN A WHILE SINCE I SHARED FISHBEER. A long while, but I keep it in my heart. It may not be for you, but if it is you will love it. Matt Dunn is one of my very favorite writers in fly fishing. He's like...

Rob Smith’s Rusty Enema

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THE STASH IS BACK! Rob "The Stash" Smith is back to share one of his favorite redfish flies with us. The Rusty Enema is a proven producer anywhere redfish are found. It's a great attractor pattern that pushes a lot of water, which is like ringing...

Making the Switch to Two-Handed Casting

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THE UNION IS DIVIDED, BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER. Not since the rivalry of cats vs. dogs has there been a break like the one between two-handed and single-handed casters. Much of it stems from some practical issues of sharing the water but there's more to the story....