Chasing Big Fish with Dragon Tails

About four years ago, Capt. David Mangum was accompanying his crafts-obsessed six-year-old daughter on their weekly trip to the local Michael’s store, when something caught his eye. The Squirmle is a tapered-chenille “magical pet,” with two eyes glued . . .

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Tom’s Amazing Experience in Cuba: It’s Not Just About Fishing


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 . . .

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Video: Two Grand Slams in Two Days!

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 . . .

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Video: Fly-Fishing in the Gardens of the Queen

Here’s a beautiful and exciting video from Cuba’s Jardines de la Reina, or Gardens of the Queen, an archipelago and marine reserve off the southern coast of the island that offer spectacular fly fishing for a variety of species. From tarpon and jacks . . .

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Video: Chasing Permit West of Key West

This was my first trip to the Florida Keys. I went down with my friend from Bozeman, David Thompson, and we fished out of Sugarloaf Key and Key West for four days with Doug . . .

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