Book Review — How to Read Water: Clues and Patterns from Puddles to the Sea 

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Reviewed by Captain John Byron, U.S. Navy (Retired) We fishing folk are looking at water constantly.  From the bow of a flats boat. Deep in the river carefully shuffling over rocks. From the beach in the surf searching for stripers or snook or searuns.  But do we really...



Eleven Tips to Increase Your Sight Fishing Success

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By Devin Olsen Last December I took a fly-fishing trip to the South Island of New Zealand. It’s a trip I’ve been wanting to make since I was 14 years old. New Zealand is certainly not a secret destination for untouched wilderness fishing anymore. The lure of...



Sunday Classic / 6 Proven Winter Dry Fly Patterns

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Nothing allows me to forget about the cold temperatures of winter quicker, than spotting the surface rings from trout feeding on Midges or Blue Winged Olives. It's not an everyday occurrence by any means, but when it happens, it feels like someone turns the heat...



Bonefish Beginner

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By Bob Reece After twenty five years of fly fishing for freshwater species, I recently threw my first casts into salt water.  As is always the case, hindsight is 20/20.  While I had plenty of success, there are several things that I wish I would have done...



Sunday Classic / 3 Tips For Fly Fishing Kung Fu

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WE ALL KNOW THE CHINESE PHRASE KUNG FU, BUT FEW OF US KNOW IT'S TRANSLATION. KUNG = ENERGY AND FU = TIME. TO PUT ENERGY INTO ANYTHING OVER TIME IS TO DEVELOP KUNG FU. I love to teach fly fishing. I do it every chance I...