Stocked Brook Trout – Strip it, Skate it, Swing it

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I'M VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE A GREAT TROUT STREAM NEAR BY THAT OPERATES A DELAYED HARVEST PROGRAM (CATCH AND RELEASE FISHING BY ARTIFICIAL FLIES ONLY) THAT STARTS IN THE FALL EVERY YEAR, AND RUNS INTO THE EARLY SUMMER. I love visiting this trout stream because the DNR stocks...

Flood Tide Redfish

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By Owen Plair I ALWAYS TELL MY CLIENTS THAT THE FLOOD TIDES ARE A GIFT, TO ANGLERS, FROM MOTHER NATURE. Targeting tailing redfish on flood tides, from Northern Florida all the way to North Carolina, is one of the most unique opportunities for fly anglers. Something about...

The Bobber Conundrum

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THE OTHER DAY I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL FROM A READER. *** "Just wanted to bring up an issue that has been eating at my soul for years! I just can't wrap my arms around the thought of using a bobber. That being said, I know that when...

Fight The Good Fight, in Saltwater or Fresh

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MY FRIEND KIRK DEETER SAYS FRESHWATER AND SALTWATER FLY FISHING ARE, "TWO ENTIRELY DIFFERENT SPORTS PLAYED WITH THE SAME EQUIPMENT." In essence that is true and Kirk's point is doubly true. Anyone who's tried both can attest to that, but some of that equipment looks more...

Land More Bonefish By Safely Clearing Your Line: Video

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A lot of bonefish are broken off in the first few seconds of the fight. One of the most common problems for new bonefish anglers is managing the whirlwind of fly line created by the fish's first blistering run. If left to its own devices that...