Presenting A Fly With Your Back Cast Is Like Being Ambidextrous

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LET’S TALK ABOUT WHAT I THINK IS ONE OF THE MOST UNDER-RATED SALTWATER FLY CASTS. THE BACK CAST PRESENTATION. Imagine being ambidextrous and never having to worry about what direction the wind is blowing. That's what a back cast presentation can do for you. Using your...

Sunday Classic / 2 Common Mistakes That Break Fly Rods While Fighting Fish

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DO YOU EVER TALK BACK TO THE SCREEN? I watched a video the other day of a guy fighting a permit down in Cuba. The whole time I kept yelling, "You're gonna break your F-ing rod!" Sure enough, with the permit at his feet, the rod...

Sunday Classic / Friends Don’t Let Friends Fish Muds

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"THIS IS THE KIND OF BONEFISHING THAT RUINS YOU. THE KIND OF FISHING THAT IMPAIRS YOUR ABILITY TO MAKE GOOD DECISIONS." The sky is a perfect robin's egg blue. Reflections of the morning sun dance on the underside on the mangroves giving the bright green...

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...

SUNDAY CLASSIC / Bonefish The Hard Way, Deep In The Mangroves

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WHEN YOU ARE PLANNING A DIY BONEFISH TRIP, IT'S IMPORTANT TO CHECK THE TIDES. If you are wading or using kayaks to navigate the flats your mobility may be limited and timing the tides becomes crucial. Bonefish will be most accessible on low tides. Late in...