“Do It Yourself Bonefishing” by Rod Hamilton, Reviewed

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IT'S EVERY ANGLER'S DREAM TO CATCH BONEFISH ON THE FLATS BY THEMSELVES. That may not be completely true, but if it sounds right to you, maybe you should pick up a copy of Rod Hamilton's new book, "Do It Yourself Bonefishing." It's certainly a step in...

Fill Flash For Cooler Photos

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WHEN SHOOTING IN NATURAL LIGHT YOU CAN OFTEN CREATE DRAMATIC AND BEAUTIFUL EFFECTS WITH FILL FLASH. If you have a dedicated flash for your camera, it can be pretty easy. Here's how to start. Most DSLR cameras have a flash output adjustment. It allows you to...

Do Bonefish Eat Popcorn?

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I LOVE POPCORN CLOUDS. PUFFY, BILLOWING WHITE MARSHMALLOWS FLOATING ACROSS THE SKY. Like huge mounds of cotton candy picking up the green, blue and gold of the flats. Nothing says, "it's going to be a beautiful day" like popcorn clouds. Who doesn't love them, well, bonefish...

Wind in Saltwater is Your Friend Not Your Enemy

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Its 6:30am in the morning when we arrive at the boat launch in Big Pine Key, FL. Within minutes of stepping out of the car the stagnant humid air begins to suffocate my body. The North Georgia mountain weather that I've grown so accustomed to, feels...

Does Casting Technique Matter For Small Stream Trout Fishing?

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By Louis Cahill You can sure catch a lot of trout with no more than ten feet of fly line, but does that mean that casting doesn’t matter? I had this conversation recently. I was fishing a classic, pocket water stream with a friend and at some...