Sunday Classic / Wind in Saltwater is Your Friend Not Your Enemy

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Its 6:30am in the morning when we arrive at the boat launch in Big Pine Key, FL. Within minutes of stepping out of the car the stagnant humid air begins to suffocate my body. The North Georgia mountain weather that I've grown so accustomed to, feels...

Tarpon on the Fly: 10 Rookie Mistakes

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I'll never forget heading down to the Florida Keys for my first fishing trip for tarpon on the fly. Cruise control set and adrenaline pumping through my veins, that fifteen hour drive south only felt like it took four hours. My rookie confidence was overflowing,...

My Most Memorable Bonefish

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For example, my most memorable bonefish to date, only weighed around four pounds. I've landed much larger bones over the years, but what made this particular bonefish so special to me, were the extremely difficult fly fishing conditions I had to work through to hook...

Sunday Classic / 4 Tips For Stocking Bonefish Flies

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IF YOU'RE PLANNING YOUR FIRST BONEFISH ADVENTURE IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT THAT YOU STOCK YOUR SALTWATER FLY BOX WITH A WELL ROUNDED SELECTION OF FLY PATTERNS. Although bonefish aren't known for being super selective feeders, stocking the right flies and knowing which pattern to fish in different...

Ready Position Video

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The ready position is the most fundamental skill in saltwater fly fishing. Saltwater fly fishing has been described as, "long periods of boredom punctuated by brief periods of panic." That can certainly be true. I personally never find it boring and with a good ready position...