Bruce Chard Ties The Gnarly Bandit

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SIMPLE IS OFTEN BEST. Our good friend Captain Bruce Chard is back today to prove it. Fishing guides need effective flies that will put their clients on fish but don't take hours to tie. Bruce calls these kind of flies,"guide flies." These flies have all of...

Dicky’s Tarpon Silencer

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WHO'S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD FLY? On dead calm days in the Florida Keys the silver king can be afraid of his on shadow. I've seen plenty of big tarpon vanish at the sound of the fly landing on the water. As a flats guide,...

The 2014 Gink and Gasoline Fly Fishing Photography Contest Is On!

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IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN! Time for you to hit us with your best shot…of 2013. The annual Gink and Gasoline fly fishing photography contest is on. Send us your best fly fishing photos shot in 2013 and win one of these fabulous prizes. (I just love saying...

Sunday Classic / Better Posture For Line Speed

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REMEMBER WHEN YOUR MOTHER TOLD YOU TO STAND UP STRAIGHT? Yeah, forget all that. Posture matters but so few people think about the basics, like how they stand when they cast. The basics are exactly what makeup great casting technique so today Bruce is going to...

Saturday Shoutout / Low Country Lournal

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REDFISH! REDFISH! REDFISH! I just got home from a week of muddy water, high winds and spartina grass on some of the souths best low country. Even though all I can boast about is one good day of fishing, four days of driving and three soggy...