Tag Archives: fly-fishing for bonefish

Travel Tips: Where to Go for Your First Flats-Fishing Trip


Written by: Phil Monahan

A Grand Bahama Island bonefish.

My younger brother recently asked me where he should go for his first flats-fishing trip. He’s a longtime trout, bass, and striper fisherman, but he’s never tried the tropics. As far as I’m . . .

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Photos and Story: A Magical Bonefish Morning

Written by: Chris Lewis


Once you’ve brought the first big South Florida bonefish to hand, the rest of the day is gravy.
Photos by Chris Lewis

The day starts with a zero-dark-thirty launch of the canoe. The less light, the better the odds of a hook up, so you become familiar with the darkness quickly. You must pole aggressively to cover . . .

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Video: “Beyond the Horizon” (Full Version)


Written by: Phil Monahan

Rankin Jackson (right) guides Noah Thompson in the Keys to the East.

Beyond the Horizon tells the story of Rankin Jackson’s struggle to provide for his family while trying to survive the push of drug-running and ultimately how fly fishing revealed his road to . . .

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Photos: Bahamas Bonefish Recapture

Written by: Nick Roberts, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust


Perk Perkins prepares to release a tagged bonefish, after the data from the tag was retrieved.
Photo by Justin Lewis

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins caught and released bonefish BAP3435 while fishing last week with Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis. This fish was tagged on . . .

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Watch “Corazón” for FREE for the Next 48 Hours


Written by: Phil Monahan

Today’s the day: the fly fishing film “Corazón”–the final of three films that make up “The Scorpion Trilogy”–is showing for FREE on Amazon (for Prime members) and on Vimeo using the . . .

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Photos and Story: Getting Schooled on Grand Bahama

Written by: Drew Ross, Looknfishy


The bonefish were skittish and tough to fool, but the effort was worth it.
Photo by Chuck Levi, Jr.

Sight fishing bonefish from a kayak is something I’ve wanted to do for a few years. In April, some buddies called and invited me on a kayak fishing trip to The Bahamas. I was super excited but knew . . .

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Watch “Frontera Norte” for FREE for the Next 48 Hours


Written by: Phil Monahan

As part of a monthlong celebration of the first public release of the fly fishing film “Corazón”–the final of three films that make up “The Scorpion Trilogy”–Off the Grid Studios and Orvis are showing . . .

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Video: Watch the Complete “Scorpion Trilogy”


Written by: Phil Monahan

Throughout the month of May, Off the Grid Studios and Orvis will be celebrating the first public release of the fly fishing film “Corazón,” the final of three films that make up “The Scorpion Trilogy”–a collection of fly fishing movies roughly six years in the making. The Scorpion Trilogy started in 2012 with an expedition […]

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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 . . .

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Photos: Business-Trip Bones in The Bahamas

Written by: Dan Davala, Orvis Travel


Conditions on South Andros look pretty perfect for Dan’s pre-conference check-in.
Photos courtesy Dan Davala

I had to be in Nassau, The Bahamas, for a conference today, so I flew in a few days early to swing by a couple of our Orvis Endorsed Lodges on South Andros Island. I managed a nice DIY . . .

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