Tag Archives: florida fly fishing

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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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Photos: Mousing for Gators?


Written by: Phil Monahan

Orvis chairman Leigh H. Perkins demonstrates proper grip-n-grin technique with a Florida alligator.
Photos by Annie Perkins

Last month, Orvis Chairman Leigh H. Perkins–father of our current CEO, Perk, and Vice Chairman, Dave–landed the largest redfish of his life. Over the weekend, he landed a monster of a . . .

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Great News for the Everglades: Bill to Create Reservoir South of Okeechobee Passes in the Florida Senate


Written by: Phil Monahan

The plan to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee is one step closer to becoming a reality.
Graphic via the Everglades Foundation

For more than a year, we have been posting about the fight to restore water flows south of Lake Okeechobee and to stop discharges down the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie . . .

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