Tag Archives: florida fly fishing

Here’s Your 2018 Orvis Lifetime Achievement Award Winner!

Written by: Debra Carr Brox

Sandy Moret celebrates landing a fat Florida bonefish, a species he’s committed to protecting.
Photo courtesy Sandy Moret

Sandy Moret has described fly-fishing as the hardest game on the planet. The unpredictable nature of fishing saltwater flats doesn’t discourage him—on the contrary, he loves the challenge and is . . .


Pro Tips: Stop Fidgeting on the Saltwater Flats

Written by: Robert Morselli

Standing still on the saltwater flats can actually draw fish to you.
Photo by Sandy hays

Remember your parents telling you to stop fidgeting? Well, take that advice with you the next time you find yourself wading. The rule of thumb we’ve all read and heard countless times is. . .


Podcast: All About Snook, With Dan Andrews

Written by: Phil Monahan

Capt. Dan Andres releases a tarpon. But he also loves snook.

This week’s podcast is all about snook. I have never done a full podcast just on snook fishing, but it is the most popular game fish in Florida, so I figured it was high time. I enlisted Captain Dan . . .


Podcast: Guiding for Permit, with Captain Will Benson

Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

Capt. Will Benson (right) shares the 2017 Del Brown Permit Tournament trophy with Mike Dawes.
Photo courtesy Will Benson

Okay, get ready for this because it’s a long one! I figured that since I had not done a podcast in a couple weeks I would give you your money’s worth, and this podcast includes a long interview . . .


Podcast: Proper Fly Presentation to Tarpon and other Species, with Dave Mangum

Written by: Phil Monahan

Capt. David Mangum shares a trophy with his daughter.
Photo via Instagram

My guest this week is guide Capt. David Mangum of Shallow Water Expeditions in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. He’s a renowned tarpon guide, filmmaker, photographer, fly tier—and, well, the . . .


Victory for the Everglades: Florida Governor Signs Bill to Create Reservoir South of Okeechobee

Written by: Perk Perkins, Orvis CEO

Governor Scott’s signature has made the reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee a reality.
Graphic via the Everglades Foundation

Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a bill that will reverse the 40-year accelerating decline in one of America’s greatest natural treasures–the Florida Everglades. SB10, a bill . . .


Bill to Create Reservoir South of Okeechobee Passes Florida House!

Written by: Phil Monahan

Governor Scott’s signature can make the reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee a reality.
Graphic via the Everglades Foundation

For more than a year, we have been beating the drum about the need to come up with a solution for the water problems of South Florida. Too much tainted water from Lake Okeechobee is . . .