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Fly Fishing for Bowfin

Among the odd targets and new obsessions that can take fly fishers beyond tradition these days are bowfin, a primitive fish that survives from the Jurassic period. Karl Weixlmann, a fishing guide and author of Great Lakes Steelhead Salmon & Trout, describes the fish and the strategies for catching them: "The best fly rod targets are the cruisers that...