A sound ready position is key to presenting the fly quickly on the flats. We generally subscribe to the ‘simple is best’ philosophy when it comes to the ready position – Excess line stripped on the floor of the skiff (or trailing behind you if wading), fly in hand, and enough fly line out the […]
This trailer for the upcoming film from Lonely Osprey Productions features the thrill and chase of fly fishing for striped bass. Film to be released December 25, 2016.
On my google alert I saw the following headline, “Coldwell Banker Ambergris Caye: Blackadore Caye is Now Moving Forward to a Full Swing Restoration.” Yes… see… they are “restoring” Blackadore Caye. re·store /r??stôr/ – repair or renovate (a building, work of art, vehicle, etc.) so as to return it to its original condition. Blackadore will […]
Before storing gear away for the winter, take a look at five important storage tips from FishTec. For fly reels, lines, rods, leaders and waders. RIO’s “Behind The Brand” series explores the life and work of key employees at RIO. … more ?
RIO Products has announced the release of their new Saltwater Mono Tippet, which won the Best Leader/Tippet award at the IFTD show in Orlando in July. Read more in the press release below. RIO’s New Saltwater Mono Tippet Allows Anglers … more ?
My first Viking Blog of the 2016 Season Sorry Kool Aid Man, No Purple For Me This Year Last year on December 1st I wrote a post outlining 3 Paths to the Superbowl. Unfortunately Blair Walsh missed the kick and that ended the Vikes season. Show More Summary
Pete Kutzer demonstrates how to attach bite tippet to your leader in this instructional film. It’s an essential skill if you plan to fish for species such as such as pike, musky, bluefish, or barracuda. Via Orvis. Dr. Andy Danylchuk writes about … more ?
Artist Martin Simpson has battled cancer since 2012, and in April 2015 a scan revealed the cancer had spread to his bones. A website has been created so that people can write their words of encouragement/tributes for him while he … more ?
Far Bank Enterprises has announced the welcome of Daniel Carrier to the company’s sales team as Eastern Territory Sales Manager. Read more in the press release below. Daniel Carrier Adds Expertise to Far Bank Sales Team BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. (November … more ?
It is happening. In April I’m going to head to Caye Caulker with my (at that point) 10 year old daughter, just the two of us. I’ve never been to Caye Caulker, but I’m pretty sure I flew over it when last in Belize in 2012. It seems to offer a lot of what I’m […]
A massive lobster said to be taller than a toddler and believed to be 100 years old was caught Sunday by a lobster fisherman in the Bay of Fundy in Canada. It wasn’t a surprise that the opening-season catch got plenty of attention. The...Show More Summary
Potcake (p?t-ke?k): noun. Mixed breed of dogs indigenous to the Bahamas, officially recognized as the Royal Bahamian Potcake. No fishing lodge is complete without a camp dog, and those who have joined us at Andros South have surely been aquainted with a few of the local potcakes who frequent our grounds on a regular basis. In fact, […]
Dams aren’t the only reason salmon, trout and other fish need help on the Klamath. But dam removal certainly will help. Molly Peterson examines the watershed ecosystem via KQED. Following a lawsuit from the environmental group WildEarth Guardians, federal officials … more ?
I just gave the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust $200. If you are in a position to do something similar, I’d urge you to think about it. This is our conservation organization. They are looking out for the fish we love and the places where those fish live (and the economies that depend on those fish […]
Deneki guest, Logan Lewis, joined us this fall for our 2016 bonefish school at Andros South. He stuck this beauty. Good work, Logan! More on Big Bonefish An Honest Hero Shot Big Flies for Big Bonefish Land Your Fly Close to Big Bone...
Studiocanoe studies presents a gorgeous short film based on the writings of naturalist, author and environmental philosopher John Muir, filmed in the Scottish Highlands.
The double haul is an essential skill for any angler, but learning it can be tricky. Peter Kutzer demonstrates good learning tips, and Phil Monahan writes about a great technique for self-identifying problems, via Orvis. Fly Fishing Guide comes in … more ?
Catch Cam Nets provides technology to capture photos while safely landing fish. They are launching on kickstarter.com December 1, 2016 – January 5, 2017. Read more in the press release below. Catch Cam Net Kickstarter Ever been called a liar after a long day … more ?
Attention all Skagit junkies – Alaska West alum and Skagit mastermind, Jerry French, has launched his new website, and we think you should check it out! Earlier this month, Jerry shared with us the details behind the design of his new Renegade series of fly rods from Pieroway. Before that, we let you know that Jerry’s […]
John Juracek writes about the puzzling difficulty of making short casts. “If you find that you can cast twenty feet (this includes your leader) repeatedly, accurately, with a tight loop,” he writes, “indeed, you are casting better than 98% of … more ?