Three Tips for Casting in the Wind

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By Bruce Chard WHEN YOU'RE FLY FISHING IN SALTWATER THERE IS ALMOST ALWAYS WIND. Saltwater fly fishing demands your A-game. Your presentations have to be spot on and when the wind is howling, it will test your angling mettle. If you're new to the game, it's intimidating...



2020 Bonefish School Update

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By Louis Cahill The most rewarding part of my job, by a measure, is working with anglers to help them become effective and self-reliant saltwater anglers. It’s become a kind of calling and every year it gets better. I guess what I mean is, I get better...



How Not To Learn Bonefishing

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Float to the Bahamas on a 55 gallon drum and save the air fare but hire a good guide every day! My buddy Brad went to the Bahamas for bonefish recently. I loaned him a rod, reel some leaders and a box of my favorite bonefish...



Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

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Five long years had past since I'd last set foot on a flats boat in the Florida Keys. My previous trip I had left the keys vowing to not return until I was a more capable saltwater fly fisher. A few things were in my favor...



The Double Figure 8 Loop knot

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Loop knots give your fly superior action in the water. There are several good options for creating a loop knot but tied in heavy salt water tippet, like you use for tarpon, most get quite bulky. In the first of three videos on better salt water...