Bill Bishop spends hundreds of days each year tarpon fishing in the waters around his summer home in Boca Grande, Florida. A sculptor and artist, he has illustrated numerous books by Lefty Kreh on fly fishing and provides illustrations for Flip Pallot’s column in Fly Fishing in Saltwaters magazine.
WHEN THE FIGHT is nearing its end, the fish's tail kicks will slow when she begins to tire. She will also be swimming near the surface. Is the butt section of your fly line under her belly or over her back? It should be running down her back. Remember, she's hooked in the right corner and she's swimming straight away. The line should remain low, crossing...