The Bobber Conundrum

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THE OTHER DAY I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL FROM A READER. *** "Just wanted to bring up an issue that has been eating at my soul for years! I just can't wrap my arms around the thought of using a bobber. That being said, I know that when...

Fight The Good Fight, in Saltwater or Fresh

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MY FRIEND KIRK DEETER SAYS FRESHWATER AND SALTWATER FLY FISHING ARE, "TWO ENTIRELY DIFFERENT SPORTS PLAYED WITH THE SAME EQUIPMENT." In essence that is true and Kirk's point is doubly true. Anyone who's tried both can attest to that, but some of that equipment looks more...

Land More Bonefish By Safely Clearing Your Line: Video

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A lot of bonefish are broken off in the first few seconds of the fight. One of the most common problems for new bonefish anglers is managing the whirlwind of fly line created by the fish's first blistering run. If left to its own devices that...

Spring Fishing on Tributaries for Wild Trout

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Several of our blog followers on numerous occasions have asked Louis and I if we ever catch small trout? Jokingly, they mention, "All we see are trophy size fish in most of the pictures on the blog". I assure you all, we catch plenty of small...

Scent attractor in fly fishing?

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I RECENTLY DID A PHOTO-SHOOT FOR ATTRAXX, A COMPANY WHOSE NAME MAY BE FAMILIAR TO SOME OF YOU. Attraxx makes soft plastic baits for gear fishing in both fresh and saltwater. These aren't your grandfather's rubber worms. The plastics are infused with five patented attractors that...