Bruce Chard’s Palolo Worm

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THE PALOLO WORM HATCH IN THE FLORIDA KEYS TRULY MUST BE SEEN TO BE BELIEVED. Tarpon go completely crazy when these bright red worms pour out of the sand by the millions. The fish gorge themselves on worms and quite a few of those worms are...

Cat Island Bones

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WHITE SAND, BLUE WATER, BONEFISH AND RUM. WHAT MORE DO YOU NEED? Cat Island is not known as a bonefishing destination. It's a quiet island with beautiful beaches, warm people and modest fishing opportunities, compared to its neighbors. It's not South Andros or Bimini but it's...

Sunday Classic / Bruce Chard’s Double Haul Drill

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Today begins a special five part video tutorial on building blinding line speed. Line speed is the most important component in successful salt water fly fishing. There's plenty of finesse involved but line speed is the cost of admission. If you can't build the speed...

Saturday Shoutout / Silver Linings

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EVEN IF YOU'VE NEVER LIFTED A FLY ROD IN PURSUIT OF A TARPON, SILVER LININGS WILL MAKE YOUR HEART SKIP A BEAT. Silver Linings is a film from the good folks at World Angling. It showcases some great Key West tarpon fishing and sheds light on...

4 Flats Accessories From Simms That I Can’t Live Without.

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When you set off on a trip to an exotic location for a little flats fishing it’s important to have the gear you need. Islands known for great saltwater fly fishing aren’t usually known for having great fly shops. It’s often a major ordeal just...