Top 10 Redfish Flies

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THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF REDFISH PATTERNS FLOATING AROUND OUT THERE. All the way from Florida to Texas anglers and tyers are hard at work designing patterns to fool redfish. Most of them imitate the crabs, shrimp, and baitfish that make up the majority of the redfish...

The In-Law’s Bass Pond

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"The pond was full of those great lily pads, and I guess that's where the problem started." I guess I should be happy, but I'm not. Ever since my in-laws moved to South Carolina the compulsory visits have had a silver lining. I discovered a little bass pond...

The Pop Off Shark Leader

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MAYBE IT'S THE KID IN ME BUT I CAN'T RESIST TOSSING A FLY AT A HUNGRY SHARK. I MAKE NO EXCUSES FOR IT. IF SHARKS WEREN'T COOL, SHARK WEEK WOULDN'T BE THE HOTTEST THING ON THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL. THEY'RE BIG, THEY'RE MEAN, THEY'RE STRONG, THEY'RE...

Tarpon, It’s All About Letting Go

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ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LET GO. The step is about three inches wide by ten inches long. Really only big enough for the ball of one foot. There's not enough head room to stand straight, not even close. It would be an uncomfortable place...

Don’t Ride the Brakes During Your Fly Casting

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Are you finding that you're lacking distance and falling short of your target with your fly casting? Is your power and line speed insufficient? If the answer is yes, I bet you're also getting a fair amount of tailing loops or dreaded wind knots aren't you?...