Careful Where You Point That Thing

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TOOTHY AND GENERALLY ILL TEMPERED, BARRACUDA ARE A BLAST TO CATCH ON THE FLY. Their vicious attack is almost unbelievable to watch. My buddy Andrew Bennett holds a nice one here for a sub-surface hero shot. The Bahamians eat them. Barracuda are generally not edible because they...



The Two-Rod Bonefish Solution

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By Louis Cahill Saltwater fly-fishing is condition dependent, and conditions often change without warning. That’s why I carry two fly rods. Your strategy for presenting a fly to bonefish can change radically depending on conditions. Bonefishing is always challenging, but not always for the same reasons. That’s...



Bonefish Flats Revealed

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IT'S IMPORTANT TO KNOW YOUR OPPONENT, AND TO THAT END IT'S GOOD TO KNOW HIS NEIGHBORHOOD. When we look at a bonefish flat we tend to perceive it as two- dimensional. It's right there in the name, flat. The truth is, it's far from flat. The...



Long Line Pickup: Video

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One of the toughest challenges in fly casting is picking up a long line to recast. It’s a skill that’s essential for saltwater anglers. Things change quickly when you’re fishing the flats and you have to be able to reposition your fly quickly and quietly. Last...



Developing Your Target Picture Means Catching More Fish

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What does skeet shooting have to do with fly fishing? MORE THAN A DAY OF CAST AND BLAST, FOR SURE. Target picture is a term skeet shooters use to describe the visual cue a shooter uses to tell him when to fire. Since the shooter is leading...