Tag Archives: saltwater fly fishing

Video: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Then and Now


Tailing bonefish in slick water at dawn – it doesn’t get any better than this.
Photo by Adams

As I crept along a mangrove-fringed shoreline in shin-deep water, I could barely make out the tips of a bonefish tail and dorsal fin in the pre-dawn light. The fish slowly searched the shallows for . . .

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Photos: Matthew and “El Rojo Toro”

Written by: Toby Swank, Fins & Feathers Fly Shop


Young Matthew put in the time, under tough conditions, and saw his effort pay off in a big way.
Photos by Toby Swank

It’s day three, and the wind is blowing 20 out of the north–down from 30 to 40 the last two days. The water is dirty, stirred-up by the steady gale deviating from the prevailing norm. The sun is to my . . .

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Video: How to Properly Catch and Release a Bonefish


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a great video from Bonefish & Tarpon Trust‘s Bahamas Initiative Manager, Justin Lewis, who explains why proper fish handling is essential to the survival of your catch and to the overall . . .

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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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Photos: A Free Pass for Redfish on the Louisiana Marsh

Written by: Drew Ross, Looknfishy


Nothing beats a great sight-fishing day on the marsh south of New Orleans.
Photos by Scott Myers

My wife and her best friend took the kids on a weekend trip, leaving me free to get on the water. So I called a buddy in New Orleans, and we made a tentative plan to hit the marsh over the . . .

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5 Things You Need to Know about Travel to Cuba

Written by: Sarah Thies, Manager of Orvis Travel


Cuba’s pristine flats, stunning fish, and experienced guides are still welcoming American visitors.

If you’ve been thinking about visiting Cuba, you’re probably aware that the federal government has just announced a new policy that features tougher restrictions on American travelers. This has . . .

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Wanna Catch Bonefish in Cuba with Tom Rosenbauer?


Written by: Phil Monahan

The bonefish flats of Cuba are pristine, and the fish are relatively unpressured.
Photos courtesy Orvis Travel

Expansive, rarely-fished saltwater flats. World-class bonefishing with shots at tarpon and permit. Delicious, home-cooked meals. Vibrant culture. Warm, welcoming people. Illuminating . . .

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Pro Tips: Catch More False Albacore with Topwater Flies

Written by: Capt. Gordon Churchill


The author shows off a gorgeous little tunny, which ate a Crease Fly.
Photos courtesy Capt. Gordon Churchill

If you’re a fly fisherman, then you love seeing fish eat your flies, like when you’re casting dry flies for trout or poppers for bass. And sight-fishing for bonefish is considered one of the more exciting . . .

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