Video: Tarpon on the Fly at Pesca Mahahaul

Here’s some very cool footage from a five-day tarpon excursion to Pesca Mahahaul on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, between Espiritu Santo Bay and Chetumal Bay. Although this was shot. . .

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Video: Tides of Belize

Here’s a great video from Max Disselkoen featuring three fishing buddies tackling the flats of Belize for bonefish and tarpon. Don’t let the frantic opening put you off: things settle down nicely, and there are. . .

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Photo: Record Black Drum Released

Jess and Brandon Soucie pose with Jess’s monster black drum, which went right back in the water.
Photo by Capt. Lucas Bissett

Capt. Lucas Bissett sent in this photo of an immense black drum caught in the Louisiana Marsh by Jess Soucie back in June. According to Bissett, the fish weighed 49 pounds, which would have beaten the line-class world record by 11 pounds. But since Jess didn’t want to. . .

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Video: How to Tie the Clouser Minnow

The Clouser Minnow is incredibly effective in both salt- and fresh water.

Although the Clouser Minnow (originally called the Clouser Deep Minnow) is famous for being one of the more prolific saltwater flies of all time, it was first tied by Pennsylvanian Bob Clouser to catch smallmouth bass on the. . .

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Video: Gangsters of the Flats 2

Catching giant trevally on the flats is not for the faint of heart, as this video makes very clear. Everything from the wading, to the cast, to the hook set, to the fight seems to require serious aggression. I guess that’s why these. . .

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