Sunday Classic / The Thrill that Comes From the Unknown

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If you ask me, I think the surprise factor in fly fishing is underrated. Most of us choose to spend our time preparing and planning out every single detail of our fly fishing trips, so we can eliminate it. We spend hours tying recommended flies,...

Use Birds to Quickly Locate Bait and Schools of Fish

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By Kent Klewein Certain times of the year in both freshwater and saltwater, anglers can use flocks of actively feeding birds to locate large concentrations of bait and fish. This was the case during my recent fly fishing trip with Capt. Joel Dickey. First thing, early in...

Wind in Saltwater is Your Friend Not Your Enemy

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ITS 6:30AM IN THE MORNING WHEN WE ARRIVE AT THE BOAT LAUNCH IN BIG PINE KEY, FL. WITHIN MINUTES OF STEPPING OUT OF THE CAR THE STAGNANT HUMID AIR BEGINS TO SUFFOCATE MY BODY. The North Georgia mountain weather that I've grown so accustomed to, feels...

4 Tips For Stocking Bonefish Flies

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By Kent Klewein If you're planning your first bonefish adventure it's really important that you stock your saltwater fly box with a well rounded selection of fly patterns. Although bonefish aren't known for being super selective feeders, stocking the right flies and knowing which pattern to fish...

Sunday Classic / The Fight Isn’t Over When You Get a Tarpon Boat-Side

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Catching a tarpon on the fly is a feat most fly fishers dream about but never experience. Some fly anglers get lucky right out the gates, but for most of us, catching one of these beasts on the fly often takes several trips to accomplish....