Little Things Matter: On The Water Tippet

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By Bob Reece Successful anglers are built out of sounds habits.  Those habits focus not only on the large aspects of fly fishing but also on the small.  Within the realm of those petite practices is being aware of the status of your tippet when you’re on...

Game of Bones, 5 Common Bonefish Behaviors and Successful Strategies

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By Louis Cahill Understanding these 5 common bonefish behaviors will help you catch a lot more fish. I love bonefishing! There's a shocker. Every species has unique characteristics which make them fun or challenging to catch. The chess game of feeding a sipping brown trout, the mix...

You May Be Killing Steelhead And Not Even Know It

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STEELHEADERS ARE GENERALLY PRETTY SERIOUS ABOUT CATCH-AND-RELEASE, BUT IT'S LIKELY THAT MANY ARE MORTALLY WOUNDING FISH WITHOUT EVER KNOWING IT. There are few species of fish as vulnerable as wild steelhead. These fish are beset on all sides by threats both natural and man-made. With their...

Fishing Mud Lines For Big Fish

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By: Garner Reid MUD LINES ARE EXCELLENT PLACES FOR FISH TO HIDE. I split my guiding year in half, targeting trout from fall to spring and the rest of the year pursuing summer run striped bass in my local river systems. River run stripers offer their own...

The Bow Clock

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If you can't communicate with your guide, you're fishing blind. Communication is the key to successful saltwater fly fishing. Flats fishing with a guide is a team sport, and like all team sports, The team must work together to win. Your guide has a couple of...