Action Alert: Striped Bass Need Our Help, Part 1

A jumping tarpon is the iconic image of saltwater fly fishing. However, striped bass is the species that put saltwater fly fishing on the map. Stripers are the everyman’s fish. You don’t need to invest $100,000 in a boat and gear to catch them. They can be . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Fly-Fishing for Redfish 101

The latest how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is one of his most informative yet, as he walks you through all the basics of fly fishing for redfish. He brings on a couple of experienced guides to lend an air of . . .

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Essay and Photos: Fishing For Change in Honduras

There have been just a few experiences in my life that have rearranged my list of priorities and changed the course of my decisions. If you asked me to describe them and their impact on me, you would probably get a poorly articulated but . . .

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Video Pro Tip: Be Ready to Strip Strike!

Most anglers know that the transition from trout fishing to casting for saltwater or big-game species can be fraught with peril. The deaded “trout strike” has resulted in the loss of countless tarpon, . . .

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Fish Facts: Grand Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)


Barracuda are a blast to chase with a fly, as they can be aggressive and fight like hell.
Photo by Greg Vincent, of H2O Bonefishing 

The great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) isn’t generally considered one of the premier saltwater fly rod species—it’s not part of the flats Grand Slam, for instance—and few fly fishers head to . . .

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Video: How to Tie Koga’s Bonefish Shrimp

After decades as a trout and steelhead fly fisherman, California tier Peter Koga caught the bonefish bug, and years of trial-and-error produced his signature flats fly, Koga’s Bonefish . . .

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