Dickey’s Mighty Mantis

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I WAS, FRANKLY, A LITTLE SHOCKED WHEN JOEL DICKEY DECIDED TO SHARE THIS FLY WITH US. I have fished Joel's Mighty Mantis for years and I can attest to its mojo. Friends, this fly works. It's the most productive bonefish fly I have ever fished and...

Sunday Classic / Bruce Chard Ties The Gnarly Bandit

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SIMPLE IS OFTEN BEST. Our good friend Captain Bruce Chard is back today to prove it. Fishing guides need effective flies that will put their clients on fish but don't take hours to tie. Bruce calls these kind of flies,"guide flies." These flies have all of...

3 Reasons It’s Time to Change Flies

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By Louis Cahill When I looked at this fly, I saw three things wrong—any one of them deserving a fly change. I was fishing with a friend at the January Bonefish School and he made a couple of good presentations that were refused by fish. I asked...

4 Tips For Stocking Bonefish Flies

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By Kent Klewein If you're planning your first bonefish adventure it's really important that you stock your saltwater fly box with a well rounded selection of fly patterns. Although bonefish aren't known for being super selective feeders, stocking the right flies and knowing which pattern to fish...

Sunday Classic / The Sugar Foot

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I SPEND AS MUCH TIME AS POSSIBLE WATCHING BONEFISH CHASE FLIES. If you do it long enough you're bound to learn something. In the average presentation you want to lead and cross a fish. Therefore, when the bonefish first sees your fly, he sees its profile....

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