Presenting the fly with the wind blowing hard onto your casting shoulder (blowing onto your right side for right handed casters, or left side for left handed casters) is arguably the most difficult cast in fly fishing. With each subsequent false cast, the force of the wind pushes the fly line (and thus fly) closer and closer […]
This short film features friendship and fishing on beautiful Norwegian waters. Via Sjöberg & Mjöberg Production.
Rock Treads are an alternative to felt-bottom wading boots. A Kickstarter campaign aims to get them on the market as the “first aluminum traction system that will install on any shoe or boot, and cost less than $50.” Find more … mor...
I’ve had a revelation in fish form. Stripers, fly caught, in my home town. See… a couple weekends ago we were doing a family photo shoot at a local park. It went well, as you can see from the nice photo below. As we were leaving I saw a guy with a fly rod. I […]
For the 2015 season, Sage introduced their newest line of premium saltwater rods called the SALT. We’ve spent a lot of time with the 890-4 model (that’s a 9 foot, 8 weight) here at Andros South, we really like it, and today we’re going to tell you why. Background As fly rods have evolved over the years, […]
View history on display via the Orvis blog. See Lefty Kreh’s first fly reel, purchased in 1947, thanks to The American Museum of Fly Fishing and the ongoing “Museum Pieces” series. Kyle Wilkinson of Trouts Fly Fishing outlines his top … more ?
We all have fishless days. Success on the water is not necessarily measured by the fish you catch but the journey you take. Via LIVITFILMS.
Thanksgiving is a good holiday. It is all about family and being thankful. I have many things to be thankful for this year. Here are a few. First, the fishing. I managed to get to Abaco this year and enjoyed the experience tremendously. It seems a long time ago now, but it was in 2015. […]
In light of the Thanksgiving holiday, this past week our staff at Andros South sponsored a benefit cookout to raise money for two great causes – hurricane relief for our friends still recovering from hurricane Joaquin, and the South Andros High basketball team who is traveling to a tournament on New Providence Island as we […]
Montana-based author Callan Wink talks about his life as a fiction writer and also a fly fishing guide in a recent piece in The New Yorker. “In a bar in Montana, when someone asks you what you do and you … more ?
Deneki guest, Charlie Loudermilk, recently joined us at Andros South for our 2015 bonefish school. During his stay he landed this beauty.. Not a bad day in the classroom. Nice work, Charlie! More on Bonefishing Land Your Fly Close to Big Bonefish Fighting Bonefish in the Mangroves Point Your Feet at 12 O’Clock
Scientists have discovered that salmon, along with other freshwater fish and amphibians, can supercharge their eyes in order to give them the ability to be able to see red and infrared light. Via Tech Times. Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin … more ?
Last week, Stuart Foxall shared with us a nifty fly tying trick for gauging the proper length of stinger loops when tying trailer-hook style flies for steelhead and salmon. Today he continues the topic with step by step instructions on how he attaches stinger loops to create not only tidy looking flies, but flies worthy […]
Veteran of the U.S. Navy Chad Brown talks to Jo Fidgen on the Outlook Podcast from BBC World Service about how fly fishing changed (and saved) his life. Listen here. Because they don’t have lungs, insects have a unique way of breathing: with … more ?
Gogal Publishing has announced the release of the Southeast Edition of their Stream Map USA GPS mapping system. It includes complete stream map coverage of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Read more in … more ?
It’s generally accepted that when fly fishing for bonefish, a standard 8-weight rod is the most versatile weapon of choice. Under most conditions, an 8-weight offers the best of both worlds – the back bone to turn over clunky flies in windy conditions AND the finesse to present a fly somewhat delicately to bones cruising in […]
We all fish for different reasons, and this film follows four friends as they chase four species of fish, each in their own way. The world premiere of “What We Fish For” will be held at the New England Aquarium …
Seventy-five years after Steinbeck and a friend chartered the “Flyer” to sail from California to Mexico—a journey that became the fodder for Steinbeck’s book “The Log From the Sea of Cortez”—the boat is going to sea again. John Gregg, a … more ?
Here is a simple and long lasting way to build sink tips with bulk material and a trick with colored nail knots that allow for easy recongition.
Fishing to hunting, “Catch-and-release to shoot-and-eat.” View great photos of reflection on the changing of seasons from Tom Hazelton via Voyageur Pursuits. Giving a new definition to “bad day on the water,” after a day of guiding Darrin Deel found his … more ?