The Sugar Foot

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I SPEND AS MUCH TIME AS POSSIBLE WATCHING BONEFISH CHASE FLIES. If you do it long enough you're bound to learn something. In the average presentation you want to lead and cross a fish. Therefore, when the bonefish first sees your fly, he sees its profile....

Sunday Classic / The White Tiger

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It was a windy day in November on the west side of South Andros. My buddy Bruce Chard had tied up a fly he called the White Tiger. It was big and gaudy and orange and every time it hit the water the bonefish went...

New Tarpon and Bonefish Regulations in Florida

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FOR THOSE OF US WHO CARE ABOUT BONEFISH AND TARPON, A BIG VICTORY WAS WON ON WEDNESDAY. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) voted to adopt catch-and-release regulations for tarpon and bonefish in state and federal waters off of Florida. They have also voted...

The Future of Tarpon and Bonefish Depend on What You Do Today

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THERE IS NO FEELING, THAT I KNOW OF, WHICH COMPARES TO LANDING, AND HOLDING A LIVE TARPON. It is, in my opinion, the ultimate fly fishing conquest. To best the Silver King in both wits and brawn is the ultimate proof of one's angling chops. Once...

Putting Your Rod Tip In The Water Can Be A Game Changer

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EVERYONE WANTS TO CATCH BIG FISH BUT LEARNING TO OUTSMART THEM TAKES SOME DOING. Big fish often hold a PhD in fly selection and presentation, but any experienced angler can tell you that getting them to eat your fly is only half the battle. Getting them...