Fly Fishing for Costa Rican Sailfish

Among the highlights of Bill Graves’s billfish adventure was saving a large green turtle from death-by-longliner. “If and when a sailfish does appear, it’s the first mate’s job to keep pulling the teaser away from him, enraging the fish into more violent attacks. Once the teaser of interest is within casting range, the mate jerks it away and the angler casts an 8/0 fly about the size of a robin into the path of the hot sailfish.” In the Bangor (Maine) Daily News.

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