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Fly Fishing Trip: "Yucatan Slam"

September 17, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to catch a saltwater grand slam — a tarpon, permit, and bonefish in one day — you know how the images stick in your memory. Even coming close brings intensity to every subsequent day of angling. But it’s quite hard to communicate that excitement to someone who’s never been there. Alan Townsend manages to come as close as anyone. In this new piece on MidCurrent describes the mania that ripples through a day of flats fishing as he pursues a slam on Mexico’s coast in “Yucatan Slam.”