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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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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Video Pro Tips: How to Strip Set

Setting the hook on saltwater species–or when you’re fishing a streamer for any big fish–requires a hard strip set. The bane of saltwater guides around the world is the dread “trout set,” in which . . .

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Photos: False Albacore and More Off North Carolina

Written by: Connor Tapscott


These little rockets will get you into your backing in seconds.
Photos by Connor Tapscott

I clenched the salty, cork handle of my rod anxiously as we sped off toward the sight of splashing on the horizon. The water bubbled with small fish being pushed toward the ocean’s surface and . . .

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Photos: Game time in Grand Isle

Written by: Drew Ross, Looknfishy


Drew traveled to the marshes of Souther Louisiana for a big redfish, and he found it.
Photos by Drew Ross

Our friend and frequent contributor Drew Ross recently made a trip to Grand Isle, Louisiana for the chance to sight-fish for big redfish. Although the weather conditions weren’t ideal, Drew . . .

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