Interview begins at 40:13.
This week, I interview Greg Vincent of Grand Bahama Island and co-owner of H2O Bonefishing. Greg shares his tips for what distinguishes a great bonefisher from someone who just goes fishing for bonefish and permit. (Spoiler: There’s a big difference.) Greg is the only person I know who has gotten a Super Grand Slam (bonefish, permit, tarpon, and snook) in just four casts. He also tells a great story, and I am sure you’ll thrill to his tales of chasing these fish on the flats.
In the Fly Box this week, we have these questions and tips:
- I have a random assortment of grouse feathers from a hunter friend. What patterns can I tie with them?
- If there are only a few good holes in an area, how long should you fish a spot before letting another angler try their luck?
- I am a new fly fisher and have been fishing just with a tenkara rod and doing OK on panfish, but not trout. What is a mistake that new fly fishers often make that prevents them from catching fish?
- I want to fish the Charles River in Boston and Long Island for saltwater species. What two rods should I get?
- How should I treat my waders if I move from one state to another?
- Have you ever made your own amadou?
- Håvard from Jazz and Fly Fishing wants to fish in Montana next May and wants advice on what town to base his travels from. And is May a good time to fish in Montana?
- What leaders and tippets do I need for salmon in the Pacific Northwest?
- A great idea from a listener on using a streamer as an indicator when dead-drifting a nymph/streamer combo.