11 Tips for Correctly Presenting Your Fly To Tarpon

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Anyone that's fly fished for tarpon probably knows how easy it is to present the fly incorrectly. If you miss your target, even by just a little bit, it can drastically lower your chances for getting a tarpon to eat. Cast the fly too close, and...

Sunday Classic / Don’t Keep Staring in One Place if You’re Seeing Nada

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By Kent Klewein MY RECENT TRIP TO THE BAHAMAS, FLY FISHING FOR BONEFISH, I GOT A CHANCE TO WORK OUT A BUNCH OF KINKS IN MY FLATS FISHING. From the help of my buddies, the helpful staff on hand and the fantastic bahamian guides, I eventually got...

Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

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Five long years had past since I'd last set foot on a flats boat in the Florida Keys. My previous trip I had left the keys vowing to not return until I was a more capable saltwater fly fisher. A few things were in my favor...

3 Ways to Improve Your Fly Casting on the Flats

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About ten years ago, I embarked on my first international saltwater fly fishing trip, with a couple Texas boys I'd previously met while chasing peacock bass in the Amazon. The saltwater trip took place down in Mexico, specifically the Ascension Bay area. Our primary target...

Sunday Classic / The Finer Points of the Ready Position

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I'VE TALKED ABOUT THE READY POSITION BEFORE BUT IN TEACHING THE BONEFISH 101 PRIMER ON OUR TRIP TO ANDROS SOUTH, IT OCCURRED TO ME THAT SOME OF THE FINER POINTS BEAR REPEATING OR AT LEAST MORE THOROUGH EXPLANATION. A good ready position is vital in making...