Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Guide

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SCOTT IS ALMOST IN TEARS. He is doubled over laughing. The drag on his reel is screaming. If he doesn't get his composure soon he'll likely loose a nice fish. From the platform Josie Sands is steadily chewing his ass. "No Scott! That was all wrong," the...

Don’t Put Off Your Bucket List

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YOU'LL HAVE TO FORGIVE ME, I'M GOING TO TELL YOU A STORY YOU MIGHT NOT WANT TO HEAR. On more occasions than I care to count I have found myself the subject of judgment if not out right scorn from strangers, colleagues and even family over...

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...

Get Your Strip Set Right Every Time: Video

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Remembering to strip set is the hardest thing for anglers new to saltwater fly fishing. It's absolutely crucial in saltwater angling to use a strip set. If you lift the tip of your rod at all, known as trout setting, you will not get the hook...

My Favorite Bonefish Reel

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Best of all it only cost $285 I remember standing on the beach at Andros South watching my buddy Bruce Chard teaching his annual bonefish school. Bruce was illustrating for a first timer what he should expect when he encountered a bonefish. He held the line...