Saturday’s Shoutout / The Rusty Spinner

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This weeks Saturday Shoutout goes to  The Rusty Spinner blog. I’ve really enjoyed following this well written and entertaining blog lately. It covers a wide range of fly fishing topics and it’s generally updated with regular posts throughout the week. I really like that it’s...



Fighting Big Bonefish

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We’ve talked about casting to bonefish in a variety of conditions. We’ve talked about the propped retrieve to get the fish to eat. Now that your hooking up with all of these big bones owe buddy Bruce Chard is back with some advice on fighting...



Guide Dos And Don’ts

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I fully expect to catch some heat for this. When I wrote the list of client dos and don’ts I quoted my friend Kirk and agreed whole heartedly with the glowing things he had to say about fishing guides. I took that one step farther...



Saturday Shoutout / 3 Worth a Read

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Here’s your spring reading list for 2012. Three great pieces from three great writers.   Bonefish on the Brain Know Thyself Bjorn Stromsness writes about his doubts as an angler in this wonderfully honest piece. This is an exercise we should all undertake. Thanks Bjorn! Nicely...



Fight Big Fish with the Butt Section of the Fly Rod Not the Tip

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If you fly fish long enough and pay your dues, it's just a matter of time until you hook into a giant fish and experience defeat. I've always loved the saying, "It's always the big ones that get away", like it provides anglers a viable excuse...