Photos and Story: A Magical Bonefish Morning

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 . . .

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Photos and Story: Working Hard for My First Bonefish

Written by: Jay Sjoholm,  Red Clay Soul


The author’s first bonefish, caught without a guide (other than his wife), was cause for celebration.
Photos courtesy Jay Sjoholm

A few weeks ago, my wife and I took a trip down to our favorite place on earth–Harbour Island in the Bahamas. It’s a very special place to us: we got married there in 2014 and return each. . . .

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New Issue of Tail Magazine Online Now

The latest issue (number 36) of Tail fly fishing magazine features great imagery and cool features. Fans of the late Lefty Kreh will enjoy reading memories from many of his friends, and the rest of . . .

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Video: “GT Hunt” Trailer

Our favorite Lithuanian/Norwegian filmmakers, Nerijus and Vaidas of Black Fly Eyes, have released an awesome trailer for their latest film, “GT Hunt,” shot on Cosmoledo Atoll in the Outer Islands . . .

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Podcast: Hunting for Permit, with Will Benson


Capt. Will Benson has spent years perfecting his permit tactics.
Photo courtesy Capt. Will Benson

This week, I have a chat with noted permit guide and film maker Capt. Will Benson. We discuss the idea of an angler as athlete, and how he and some of his clients prepare for big permit . . .

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Video: “Beyond the Horizon” (Full Version)


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 . . .

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