Perfect Moments, Bahamas Edition

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OUR RECENT TRIP TO SOUTH ANDROS BAHAMAS WAS AMAZING FOR MANY REASONS. GREAT FISHING, MAKING NEW FRIENDS AND SEEING OLD ONES. Fishing cool new rods and tying great new flies. We even had a couple of bona fide adventures. We laughed until it hurt, ate until...



Emergency Line Splicing

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The other day I was out fishing with my buddy Rob Parkins when things took a sudden turn for the worse. I was making a cast and the line at my feet caught on something sharp. I shot the line with so much power that my...



Dealing With Stuck Ferrules, the Smart Way

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Years of fishing bamboo rods taught me one thing for sure. Stuck ferrules are as unavoidable as the occasional skunk and that holds true for graphite. Sometimes it's avoidable but often it's not. What is totally avoidable is damaging your rod in the process of...



Sunday Classic / Strip Set, Dammit!

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Quite likely the most frustrating thing for an angler who is new to salt water is the strip set. A dedicated freshwater angler will have thousands of hours of muscle memory to overcome. I did it myself time after time. I'd see a fish eat...



Saturday Shoutout / Dr King Goes Bonefishing

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I'M SURE THAT WHEN THE FOLKS AT DENEKI OUTDOORS ASK FOR THEIR READERS BONEFISHING STORIES THEY NEVER EXPECTED THIS WONDERFUL RESPONSE. The author, identified as Brenda, tells a story so touching I choked up when I read it. No surprise, Dr King is a personal hero...