Author Phil MonahanPosted on April 2, 2019Categories Fly Fishing
Edit “Video: Xkalak’s Salty Buffet”
Here’s the second installment of the “Buffet Series” from Gilbert Rowley and Phil Tuttle. In this video, they explore the salty goodness around Xcalak, on one of the last “unspoiled” stretches of Mexican Caribbean coast just north of the Belize . . .
Written by: Joe Buntom, Deep Water Cay
Angler Rory MacKay shows off a 15.44-pound bonefish, a Deep Water Cay Lodge record caught in June 2015.
Photo courtesy Deep Water Cay
Deep Water Cay, located on the east end of Grand Bahama Island, is surrounding by nearly 250 square miles of pristine flats, creeks, and channels that hold some of the biggest bonefish, . . .
Tom Rosenbauer fishes almost exclusively with flies that he ties himself, and he’s no slouch at the vise. Last time he was in Belize, at El Pescador, with the folks from The New Fly Fisher, they shot some cool tying videos. Here, Tom shows the version of a . . .
Steve McLaughlin shows off a golden trevally after a tough fight.
Photo courtesy Front Range Anglers
Christmas Island (Kiritimati) is a destination that inspires adventure, and it is a mecca for anglers around the world. The fishing on Christmas Island is like no other saltwater destination on the planet, with nearly two dozen . . .
Cuba’s bonefish habitat is vast, unspoiled, and does not see heavy fishing pressure.
Photos by Tom Rosenbauer
For the past two Decembers, I have been lucky enough to host an Orvis Adventures trip to Cuba, and for an all-around experience, the trip is so satisfying on many levels. First, I had always wanted to . . .
Here’s a cool video about an amazing experience in Belize, featuring Damien Nurre, the former owner of Deep Canyon Outfitters, the 2014 Orvis Endorsed Expedition of the Year. Although he is by no means a saltwater specialist, Damien had incredible . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .