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Your Guide to Fly Fishing for Bonefish Around the Globe

Anticipation is one of the most powerful sensations in angling. In clear-water flats fishing, the greatest thrill comes in the instance between when the fish is spotted, and the presentation is taken or refused. The combination of visual drama and tactile electricity between angler and

Posted in Bonefish, Saltwater Fly Fishing

How to Fly Fish for False Albacore

Several years ago, October found me drifting over Napatree Point in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, hoping to find one of the stripers that frequent this rocky point. As I imagined the falling tide washing my eel pattern along, making it pulse beneath a heavy Teeny

Posted in False Albacore, Saltwater Fly Fishing

Springtime Bluefish on the Fly Rod

I changed my shooting head yesterday and practiced booming out some casts in the yard with the floating line, practicing for the bluefish prowling the flats of Oregon Beach here in Cotuit. The bluefish are a week late this year. It has been a cold

Posted in Bluefish, Saltwater Fly Fishing

INSHORE TUNA TACTICS: Fly Fishing for Bonito and False Albacore

Had it been mere mayhem I might have been able to cope a little better, but this was something different. Two schools of sand eels had been corralled on either side of our boat and were being decimated by heat-seeking, eel-eating, supersonic, drag-burnin g, bonito

Posted in False Albacore, Saltwater Fly Fishing
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