Sunday Classic / Saltwater Fly Fishing: Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

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Five long years had past, since I'd last set foot on a flats boat in the Florida Keys. After my previous trip, I had left the keys vowing to not return, until I was a more capable saltwater fly fisherman. Good news for me, a...

Fly Fishing Guide Referral Gone Bad

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I've been very fortunate to have had the opportunity to guide lots of wonderful clients over the years. A large portion of those clients, that I now call friends, originally came to me through referrals from other fishing guides. When I get a client referral...

Sunday Classic / The Albright Knot

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The Albright Knot is a great knot for attaching a metal bite tippet to your leader. It can also be used to attach the leader to the fly line or any time you are attaching materials of very different size or stiffness. Here's Capt. Joel...

Sunday Classic / The Bimini Twist

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The Bimini Twist may be the the most mysterious knot in fly fishing. I love the look you get when you tie one. It's as though you pulled a rabbit out of your fishing hat. In reality, the Bimini Twist is not a difficult knot....

Sunday Classic / The Double Figure 8 Loop knot

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Loop knots give your fly superior action in the water. There are several good options for creating a loop knot but tied in heavy salt water tippet, like you use for tarpon, most get quite bulky. In the first of three videos on better salt...