Pro Tips: How to Find Redfish in the Lowcountry

The South Carolina lowcountry is one of the most distinctive saltwater fisheries in the region, particularly when it comes to chasing redfish. Famous for flood tides, during which hungry fish push into the Sawgrass marshes to chase previously . . .

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Video: “Every Hour,” the Healing Power of Fly Fishing

Jessica Callihan wears a lot of hats. She’s a fine artist, the creative director of DUN Magazine, a fly-fishing instructor, and a public speaker. She’s also a Navy veteran, who was injured while training to become an aviation electrician. Like most vets, she’s . . .

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Video: “Homecoming” in the Southeast

Parker Smith–who lives right on the Madison downstream of Quake Lake–sent in this cool video from a trip back to his native South Carolina, where he made the most of his time. From. . .

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5 Things to Know About Fly-Fishing for Bonito in the Carolinas

The Atlantic bonito is a blast to catch on a fly rod.
Photos by Capt. Gordon Churchill

It’s not bonita. Atlantic bonito are not the fish that anglers farther south call bonita; those are actually false albacore. But we are talking about the same fish that guys in the Northeast. . .

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Paul Puckett: A Peripatetic Artist

“Tail and Lights”
All artworks by Paul Puckett

Growing up in Dallas, Texas, Paul Puckett always drew and painted, and when his grandfather passed away in 1988, Paul inherited a Berkley 8-foot 7-weight rod and a bunch of bass. . .

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Photos: Redfish Honeymoon in the Lowcountry

Written by: Capt. Owen Plair, Bay Street Outfitters

Nick shows off his first redfish on a fly, a 33-inch beast.
All photos by Capt. Owen Plair, Bay Street Outfitters

Every day I spend on the water with anglers is a a special memory for me, especially when they are new to the world of sight-fishing for redfish on fly here in the Lowcountry of Beaufort, South Carolina. Back in September, I spent a few days with some newlyweds who not only. . .

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