Tarpon, It’s All About Letting Go

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ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LET GO. The step is about three inches wide by ten inches long. Really only big enough for the ball of one foot. There's not enough head room to stand straight, not even close. It would be an uncomfortable place...



Aquamarine, A Permit Tale

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"Now! Now is the time! Hurry!" I am perched on the bow of a rocking Hell's Bay Waterman, on the flats of Abaco, squinting through my bifocals and trying in vain to find the opening in a figure 8 knot. I've cut off six different crab...



Concentration, Relaxation and Communication Equal Better Bonefishing

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By Louis Cahill Concentration, Relaxation and Communication. I wish I could claim those words. I'm quoting Jose Sands, bonefish guide at Andros South Bonefish Lodge. That was his answer when I asked what he thought was the key to successful bonefishing. As usual, he nailed it. Plenty of...



What’s Correct, Left or Right Hand Retreive?

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I cast right handed so I should reel with my left hand right? Ask a saltwater guide and 95% of them will tell you the correct way is to always reel with your dominant hand. Ask a trout fisherman and most will say you should reel...



Bonefish Heaven

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By Louis Cahill This tiny key is the only dry land in sight. Just a rise in the sand with a little knee high vegetation, interrupting a seemingly endless white sand flat. The skiff glides silently around it’s shore. The water is Coke bottle green and glistens...