Sunday Classic / 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...



Sunday Classic / Fast Pocket Water & Big Attractor Dry Flies

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DURING THE SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL I OFTEN GET THE ITCH. To forget about catching numbers and instead see how big of an attractor dry fly I can get away with fishing and still fool trout. For those of you who don't know, my closest...



What is more important, presentation or fly choice?

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A few years ago, I was lucky enough to have the honor to participate in a podcast interview for askaboutflyfishing.com. It was an hour long conversation over the phone, with me spending most of that time talking about trout tactics on my home waters. Just...



Take the Time to Research Your Boat Ramps

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It's really easy to get excited about a last minute trip when your buddy calls and says the fish are biting, and then not take the time to research the logistics of where you're going to be fishing. Much of the time things work out...



6 Tips for Executing a Proper Figure-Eight Retrieve

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For the first time, this year, I got to experience the thrill of watching a musky devour my bucktail streamer right at the boat during a figure-eight retrieve. I had dreamed of witnessing this first hand for years, and I have to say, it live...