A Year Fishing The Everglades Special, Half Way Through A Bad Decision

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By Paul Pucket FISHING WISE, I HAVE NEVER HAD A YEAR LIKE THIS ONE. I am fishing in places I have never fished and feel very lucky to have the opportunities. The main difference between this year, and the prior years spent chasing these mindless, slimy, instinctual...

The V Grip

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HOPEFULLY YOU'VE GOTTEN COMFORTABLE WITH ADDING THE WRIST SNAP TO YOUR CAST. TODAY BRUCE IS GOING TO GET INTO SOME SERIOUS ADVANCED TECHNIQUE. Your going to see him use the "V Grip". This is going to feel seriously odd at first. In fact I think this...

Bonefish Flats Revealed

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IT'S IMPORTANT TO KNOW YOUR OPPONENT, AND TO THAT END IT'S GOOD TO KNOW HIS NEIGHBORHOOD. When we look at a bonefish flat we tend to perceive it as two- dimensional. It's right there in the name, flat. The truth is, it's far from flat. The...

3 Tips For Better Bonefishing

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CHANGE THE RETRIEVE BEFORE THE FLY If the bonefish are following your fly but not eating it, the fly may not be the problem. As fly fishermen, we always want to blame our fly. I think this comes from trout fishing and the idea of matching...

The Blanket Octopus is the Damnedest Thing I’ve Ever Seen

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FROM THE "WHAT THE HELL IS THAT?" FILES. On a recent blue water fly fishing trip with Captain Ron Doerr out of Jupiter, Florida, I saw something truly strange. It looked like a woman's scarf floating in the water. Bright red, yellow and green, it seemed...