Dos and Don’ts For Guided Fishing

47 comments / Posted on / by

"I have done enough guiding with enough people of all types that I sometimes cheer for the fish." My friend Kirk Deeter, writing on the Trout Unlimited blog April 25th, threw out the bold headline: "Guides: Gatekeepers or Profiteers". There's no mystery where Kirk stands on...



The V Grip

7 comments / Posted on / by

HOPEFULLY YOU'VE GOTTEN COMFORTABLE WITH ADDING THE WRIST SNAP TO YOUR CAST. TODAY BRUCE IS GOING TO GET INTO SOME SERIOUS ADVANCED TECHNIQUE. Your going to see him use the "V Grip". This is going to feel seriously odd at first. In fact I think this...



deGala’s Grass Shrimp

1 comment / Posted on / by

By Herman deGala Let's size up a shrimp pattern for saltwater. A compadre of mine asked if I could fashion a grass shrimp that was 3 to 4 times larger than my mysis shrimp so that he could chase redfish in his native Texas on the Gulf....



8 Tips for Fighting Bonefish Out Of Mangroves

3 comments / Posted on / by

By Louis Cahill When you hook a big bonefish in the mangroves, you only get one shot at landing him. Half the reason we target bonefish is that they are such powerful fighters. A relatively modest bone can put you in your backing several times during a...



Bruce Chard’s Double Haul Drill

4 comments / Posted on / by

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 you...