Tag Archives: saltwater fly fishing

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 . . .


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 . . .


Photos and Story: Working Hard for My First Bonefish

Written by: Jay Sjoholm,  Red Clay Soul

The author’s first bonefish, caught without a guide (other than his wife), was cause for celebration.
Photos courtesy Jay Sjoholm

A few weeks ago, my wife and I took a trip down to our favorite place on earth–Harbour Island in the Bahamas. It’s a very special place to us: we got married there in 2014 and return each. . . .