Flood Tide Reds Part 2, Flies and Leaders

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By Owen Plair "What kind of flies and leaders do you use for these flood tide redfish?" "Doesn't the grass foul your fly constantly?" "Don't the oyster shells cut your leader?" "How do you even fish a fly in that thick grass?" I get questions like these...

A Powerful Fly Cast Is All In The Thumb

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PICTURE YOURSELF GRASPING A BROOMSTICK AND DRIVING IN A TACK WITH YOUR THUMB. I get the opportunity to work with a lot of anglers who are making the transition from freshwater fly fishing to saltwater. Not surprisingly, most of them struggle with generating the casting power...

Sunday Classic / New Treatment for Casters Elbow

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Ok, it tennis elbow but it might as easily be casters elbow. If you've spent much time on the cork end of a fly rod you've felt that burning in the elbow. Probably while you were fighting a big fish. That's when it usually gets...

5 Tips To Stop Breaking Off Bonefish

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By Louis Cahill If you're breaking off bonefish, there's probably and easy fix. Someone asked me not long ago about losing bonefish due to tippet breaking. It happens to the best of us but there are only a couple of ways for it to happen and each...

Saturday Shoutout / A Special Year

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IT'S BEEN A SPECIAL YEAR FOR MY BUDDY PAUL PUCKETT. You may remember the article he wrote for G&G a while back, "Half Way Through A Bad Decision." Paul took on the idea of spending a whole year fishing a single fly. In this case the...