Concentration, Relaxation and Communication Equal Better Bonefishing

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By Louis Cahill Concentration, Relaxation and Communication. I wish I could claim those words. I'm quoting Jose Sands, bonefish guide at Andros South Bonefish Lodge. That was his answer when I asked what he thought was the key to successful bonefishing. As usual, he nailed it. Plenty of...

Organizing Your Bonefish Fly Box Makes For A Better Day Of Fishing

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OPTION PARALYSIS EATS UP VALUABLE FISHING TIME. I've found myself, more than once, staring into my fly box as if I'd wandered to the refrigerator in the middle of the night, with no idea why I was there. That's fine, unless you're surrounded by feeding bonefish...

3 Tips For Better Bonefishing

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CHANGE THE RETRIEVE BEFORE THE FLY If the bonefish are following your fly but not eating it, the fly may not be the problem. As fly fishermen, we always want to blame our fly. I think this comes from trout fishing and the idea of matching...

When Rigging For Bonefish On The Fly, Less Can Be More

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WHAT'S ALL THAT LINE REALLY DOING FOR YOU? I got the chance recently to fish with my buddy Kristen Mustad from Nautilus Reels. I'm not sure Kristen ever fishes the same reel twice. And can you blame him? There's always a new prototype to test and...

Bonefish The Hard Way, Deep In The Mangroves

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WHEN YOU ARE PLANNING A DIY BONEFISH TRIP, IT'S IMPORTANT TO CHECK THE TIDES. If you are wading or using kayaks to navigate the flats your mobility may be limited and timing the tides becomes crucial. Bonefish will be most accessible on low tides. Late in...