The Salt Water Quick Cast

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One of the most crucial skills in salt water fly fishing is shooting line. Everything happens quickly on the flats and the angler who can put is fly on a fish sixty feet from the boat with only two false casts will have a distinct advantage. It's...

Guide Thoughts

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I'M A FEW DAYS AWAY FROM STARTING MY THIRTEENTH YEAR AS A TROUT FISHING GUIDE. Where have all the years gone? It seems like it was just yesterday that I was just hired on by Upper Hi Fly shop in Hiawassee, Ga. Man, a lot has...

Bonefish Don’t Dance

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DANCING ON THE BOW IS A BIG TURN-OFF. I had the pleasure of doing a little bonefishing with a good friend the other day. We were poling the flats on the west side of South Andros and the wind was howling. The sky was full of...

Each One, Teach One

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By Louis Cahill I'VE GOT SOME HOMEWORK FOR YOU. Last weekend Kent and I floated a local tailwater. I've been traveling like a demon all summer and it was a great chance to hang out, catch up, empty some beer cans and fish some local water. Days...

DIY Bahamas Bonefish, with the Family

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PERHAPS THE MOST TECHNICAL FEAT IN FLY FISHING IS COMBINING A FISHING TRIP WITH A FAMILY VACATION. Leaving the wife or girlfriend behind, with or without a number of restless kids, while you slip away for a little fishing almost always ends in, what my brother...