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,...



Poonfroggin

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It's already plenty warm by 6:00 AM. The hot pink band hugging the horizon and lighting up the water foreshadows the brain-baking heat that will be here any minute. It's going to be another brutally calm day in the Florida Keys. We're poling quietly down the...



The Beginner’s Advice on Casting for Bonefish

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John Byron, The Bonefish Beginner Just finished three week in the Bahamas chasing big bonefish with Louis Cahill, proprietor of this blog.  Great trip, hampered only by my inability to cast well to good shots. I got slightly better, learned a few things, but frustrated myself far...



6 Reasons To Love And Fear The Barracuda

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By Louis Cahill Every angler who catches a barracuda can’t wait to catch another, but if you aren't a little afraid of these fish, you’re about to get bit. I was fishing in the Bahamas with G&G videographer Charlie Murphy and I caught a nice ‘cuda about...



How To Get High Line Speed

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Casting in the salt is demanding at times, to say the least. To help fight those strong winds that affect your distance and accuracy you have to add as much controlled power as you can to the cast. This is absolutely crucial. Having high line speed helps...