Sunday Classic / Use Birds to Quickly Locate Bait and Schools of Fish

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Certain times of the year in both freshwater and saltwater, anglers can use flocks of actively feeding birds to locate large concentrations of bait and fish. This was the case during my recent fly fishing trip with Capt. Joel Dickey. First thing, early in the...

Sunday Classic / 3 Tips for Tarpon Fishing at Dusk

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Tarpon fishing at dusk, is probably one of the toughest times of the day for a saltwater fly fisherman to get a hook up. With the sun low in the horizon, it puts 80% or more of the water in complete glare. The only good...

Sunday Classic / 11 Tips for Correctly Presenting Your Fly To Tarpon

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ANYONE THAT'S FLY FISHED FOR TARPON HAS PROBABLY EXPERIENCED HOW EASY IT IS TO PRESENT THE FLY INCORRECTLY. If you miss your target, even by just a little bit, it can drastically lower your chances for getting a tarpon to eat. Cast the fly too close,...

Sunday’s Classic / 5 Reasons Why I Use A Uni-Knot in My Trout Fishing

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There's plenty of other fishing knots out there that have better knot strength than the Uni-Knot, but that shouldn't be the only factor you look at when you're choosing what knot to use on the water. Reliability, how quick and easy it is to tie,...

Sunday’s Classic / Two Anglers Are Often Better Than One

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There's times when I really enjoy fly fishing in complete solitude, all alone, just me and the river. That said, my best angling skills seem to come out when I've got a buddy fly fishing alongside me. You can't enjoy camaraderie on the water by yourself....