Tag Archives: fly fishing for barracuda

Fish Facts: Grand Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)


Written by: Phil Monahan

Barracuda are a blast to chase with a fly, as they can be aggressive and fight like hell.
Photo by Greg Vincent, of H2O Bonefishing 

The great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) isn’t generally considered one of the premier saltwater fly rod species—it’s not part of the flats Grand Slam, for instance—and few fly fishers head to . . .

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Video: Living Free on the Remote Coast of Cuba


Written by: Phil Monahan

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins spent 30 years building a career and a business to be proud of. But what he really loves is adventure travel, and his working life has been book-ended by exploration. In this . . .

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Story: Here Lie the Bones. . .of South Andros


Written by: Phil Monahan

My first trip to The Bahamas introduced me to “real” sight-fishing for bonefish on the flats/
All photos by Sandy Hays

“Shark.” Pointing absentmindedly to our right, Norman said the word in the same bored tone that one normally hears from airline pilots and classical-music deejays. But I was eleven . . .

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Video: Viva Cuba!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a very cool video in which anglers Jonathan Jones, a.k.a. Redbeard, and Ross Kingsley let it fly in the unspoiled waters of Cuba’s Cayo Cruz Marine Park. Now that Cuba is open to . . .

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Photo of the Day: ‘Cuda Season in The Bahamas

Written by: Greg Vincent, H2O Bonefishing


Greg Vincent shows off a fine Bahamas ‘cuda, evidence that the fisheries are back to normal.
Photo courtesy Greg Vincent

When Hurricane Matthew tore through The Bahamas back in early October, many anglers feared the worst. But according to Greg Vincent, of H2O Bonefishing on Grand Bahama Island, “We . . .

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Photos of the Day: A Chance Permit of a Lifetime in The Bahamas

Written by: Jeremy Kehrein, Orvis Travel Sporting Travel Program Manager


Bob Cosgriff is all smiles after landing this incredible permit.
Photos courtesy Bob Cosgriff

Frequent Orvis Travel customer Bob Cosgriff was on the outer islands of the Bahamas looking for large bonefish and found this fish of a lifetime. Bob says they had tough weather the whole. . .

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