The Permit Story

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By Louis Cahill Stop me if you’ve heard this one, and if you’ve spent any time fly fishing salt water, you have. I was talking with my buddy Bruce Chard yesterday. Thank God for living vicariously through my friends! Since I’ve been dealing with multiple eye surgeries,...



Johnny’s Shark

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A perfect cast right on the big shark's nose gets nothing but a sniff and a refusal. In a low and stoic voice the guide says, "the fish ain't gonna eat if he don't smell blood". Johnny Spilane gives him a hard look, takes his fly...



The Clearing Cast And Ready Position

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I spent a week in the keys recently, with my good friend Capt Joel Dickey . We made a series of videos to help you out with your salt water presentations. The first is on the clearing cast and the ready position. The next two are...



Presenting Your Fly To A School Of Bonefish

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Bonefish are on the move! Presenting your fly to a school of bonefish has to become second nature. There is often not time to make a plan. The successful angler is one who can make split second decisions and place the fly quickly and accurately. It's a...



Use Birds to Quickly Locate Bait and Schools of Fish

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Certain times of the year in both freshwater and saltwater, anglers can use flocks of actively feeding birds to locate large concentrations of bait and fish. This was the case during my recent fly fishing trip with Capt. Joel Dickey. First thing, early in the morning,...