Are You An Extreme Net Man?

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Have any of you seen those Rapala lure commercials with the fisherman in the store pondering over which "Extreme Net Man" to hire for the day. If you haven't, take the next thirty seconds and watch this short video. I love those commercials because they point...



No-Tech Flats Boots

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Want to do a little wading on the cheap? A few years ago I was fishing in the Bahamas with my friend Kirk Deeter. We stopped to get out of the boat and wade to some tailing bonefish and Kirk pulls out a pair of Converse...



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 and...



The Need For Speed, Line Speed, That Is

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Joel Dickey is one of the most dynamic casters I've ever seen. One of the hallmarks of his dominating casting style is truly awesome line speed. It enables him to shoot massive amounts of line and hit distant targets with accuracy, even in high wind. In...



Landlocked Stripers on the Fly

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WHEN THE WEATHER TURNS COOL, IT'S TIME TO GET EXCITED ABOUT LAYERING UP AND GETTING ON ONE OF MY LOCAL RESERVOIRS FOR SOME LANDLOCKED STRIPERS ON THE FLY. The fall and winter months are great times for both numbers and big fish if you're willing to...