Sunday Classic / The Slack Tide Bar

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I’ve spent a lot of evenings with my feet in the sand and a glass of rum in my hand at the Slack Tide Bar at the Andros South lodge. The Slack Tide is just a tiki hut on the beach, but it’s the best...



Sunday Classic / Catch And Release Is It’s Own Reward

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It was surreal and wonderful. I spent a week last year at the Penland school for craft, teaching a class on bamboo rod making. I was having dinner in the dining hall one evening with ten or so folks I’d never met. Eating with new...



Saturday’s Shoutout / Buster Has Some Beef

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This week’s Saturday Shoutout goes to Buster Wants to Fish, for Bruce Smithhammer’s emotionally charged blog letter to the IFTD. Smithhammer vs. IFTD This letter written by Bruce Smithhammer dictates from a retailers perspective why more and more retailers aren’t attending the annual IFTD show....



Saturday Shoutout / BRM Musky Please

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The boys at Bent Rod Media are all hot and bothered about Musky these days. And they’re catchin’ em too! Musky? Yes Please!   Louis Cahill Gink & Gasoline www.ginkandgasoline.com hookups@ginkandgasoline.com   Sign Up For Our Weekly Newsletter!  ...



Sunday’s Classic / The First Ten Seconds

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Chaos and panic are good words to describe what goes through many anglers heads during the first ten seconds following a big fish hookup. The decisions you make during those first seconds of the fight will often determine whether you or the fish wins the...