Saturday Shoutout / Tarpon Fishing is a Joke

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Some days it’s all about keeping your sense of humor. Anyone who has fished for tarpon will relate to this great piece of writing from Amberjack Journal. When you’re up against the silver king, some days you’re the kid and some days you’re the clown. And...

11 Tips for Spotting Tarpon

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HOW DOES A SIX FOOT LONG FISH VANISH? It's hard to imagine, but they do. Even big schools of tarpon can sneak up on you with surprising regularity. Tarpon fishing is a game of strategy and the earlier you see the fish, the better your chances...

Baby Tarpon, Little Monsters

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Tarpon are the king of Sport fish, even when they're only ten pounds. Standing on the bow of a flats boat at dawn, looking into a perfectly symmetrical sunrise reflecting on the glass-calm water, I can't think of anywhere I'd rather be. When a pair of...

Focus and Determination Make It Happen

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WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU STARTED YOUR DAY WITH A KICK IN THE NUTS? That's exactly what happened to Mike Pyle the other day. For those of you who haven't been following, I'll give you a little background. Mike Pyle is a professional UFC fighter,...

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...