Sunday Classic / 3 Tips for Tarpon Fishing at Dusk

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Tarpon fishing at dusk, is probably one of the toughest times of the day for a saltwater fly fisherman to get a hook up. With the sun low in the horizon, it puts 80% or more of the water in complete glare. The only good...

Sunday Classic / How Louis Got His Groove Back

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IT'S HARD TO OVERSTATE THE IMPORTANCE OF CONFIDENCE IN FLY FISHING. IT'S OFTEN THE SPECIAL SAUCE ON SUCCESS. I squint into the sun. My eyes burn from sweat and sun screen. I take a few deep breaths and puff them back out. I stretch my...

Sunday Classic / 11 Tips for Correctly Presenting Your Fly To Tarpon

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ANYONE THAT'S FLY FISHED FOR TARPON HAS PROBABLY EXPERIENCED 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,...

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...

Sunday Classic / Saltwater Fly Fishing: 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. After my previous trip, I had left the keys vowing to not return, until I was a more capable saltwater fly fisherman. Good news for me, a...