Use Birds to Quickly Locate Bait and Schools of Fish

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By Kent Klewein 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...



Winter Redfish, Challenge and Reward

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The big winter redfish of Louisiana make anglers hearts race, but there are some serious challenges. Hooking a thirty pound redfish on a fly is a hoot! The big bulls you find in the marsh around New Orleans this time of year are bullies. As tough...



Wind in Saltwater is Your Friend Not Your Enemy

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ITS 6:30AM IN THE MORNING WHEN WE ARRIVE AT THE BOAT LAUNCH IN BIG PINE KEY, FL. WITHIN MINUTES OF STEPPING OUT OF THE CAR THE STAGNANT HUMID AIR BEGINS TO SUFFOCATE MY BODY. The North Georgia mountain weather that I've grown so accustomed to, feels...



6 Reasons You Might Catch More Bonefish By Wading

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Wading a beautiful sand flat on some tropical island, looking for bonefish is an experience every angler should enjoy. There’s nothing like wading for bonefish, especially in a remote location where the angler can enjoy breathtaking beauty, solitude and the thrill of casting to un-pressured fish....



Bruce Chard’s Double Haul Drill

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Today begins a special five part video tutorial on building blinding line speed. Line speed is the most important component in successful salt water fly fishing. There's plenty of finesse involved but line speed is the cost of admission. If you can't build the speed...