14 Ways To Prevent Fish Mortality

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THE YEARS WE SPEND LEARNING TO CAST AND DRIFT A FLY OR THE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WE SPEND ON GEAR AND TRAVEL ARE ALL WASTED IF WE DON'T HAVE FISH. With more anglers entering the sport every day, sport fish are heavily pressured and in grave...

Spey Casting With The Non-Dominant Hand on Top

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By Jeff Hickman SOMETIMES YOU LEARN SOMETHING VALUABLE COMPLEETLY BY ACCIDENT. Last Summer I was on the phone with a good friend and regular client catching up. He was bummed to not be able to fish during his favorite Fall season due to a major shoulder surgery...

Flats Fishing is not All Sunshine

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I was in The Fish Hawk picking up a few things before heading to the Florida Keys for my first ever week of flats fishing. My friend Gary Mariman asked me where I was going. When I told him he gave me a piece of advice...

10 Tips For Spotting Permit

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PERHAPS THE LOFTIEST GOAL IN FLY FISHING IS CATCHING A PERMIT. Maybe it's not your thing but if there truly is a fish of ten-thousand casts, it's the permit. There is enough to catching permit to fill a bookshelf or magazine rack. It's a complicated game,...

Listen to the Fish

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Sometimes all fly fisherman need to do to find success when their not having luck is slow down, and take the time to listen to the fish. Trout can't speak to us in words, but they do often provide us with subtle clues from their behavior...