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Tag: Florida

Podcast Episode: Capt. Debbie Hanson on The Articulate Fly

Capt. Debbie Hanson is an outdoor writer, Florida guide and the driving force behind SheFishes2.com. In this episode of The Articulate Fly, “Debbie shares everything from memories of fishing a Snoopy rod with her grandfather, to the tremendous angling opportunities in Southwest Florida to her efforts to grow the sport we all love.” Listen here.

Help BTT with Juvenile Permit Research

Juvenile permit are difficult to locate in the Florida Keys. The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust has current research focused on tracking these 4 to 14 inch fish, which “might be absent because the habitats that those size fish use are becoming degraded, and as a result, there are less of that size. Or, we haven’t yet looked in the right places for them....

BTT Works to Conserve Bonefish Nurseries

The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust is teaming up with researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to identify where juvenile bonefish settle in the Florida Keys. “Identifying and protecting essential fish habitat is the first and most important step towards recovering the bonefish population in the Florida Keys.”

New Fly Fishing Books - March 2, 2019

Trout School: Lessons from a Fly-Fishing Master by Mark Hume is filled with lessons and stories from the author’s time on the water with fishing legend, Mo Bradley. “Drawing from more than twenty years of fishing and friendship, Hume distills the best of Mo’s essential knowledge, including tips and tricks for catching Kamloops trout year-round...

David Danforth

A Florida native living in downtown Tampa, David Danforth is a third-generation Florida fisherman, now doing artwork full-time and traveling the US on a tradeshow tour. David's home waters are Tampa Bay, where he's constantly on the hunt for snook, redfish and tarpon, with the occasional offshore trip.  David has created a fresh approach to the art and...

Silver Kings Season 5 | E1 "Keys Strong"

A little over a year after Hurricane Irma spread her wrath across the Florida Keys, "The Purple Isles" are stronger and better than ever. And the fishing is too. Show host, Captain Jared Raskob introduces his anglers to the challenges of fly fishing for both migrating oceanside Tarpon and the resident fish of Florida Bay. "Give us the line! Right there...

"I Can See Clearly Now"

For most of my fish-addled life, a winter trip to Florida was a sanity-saving jump into summer for a week or so.  I made the jump to Florida the second week of March this year, but I landed into another version of winter. A cold north wind rattled the palmettos around the vacation condo, and I wore jeans, hiking boots and a down vest whenever I ventured...

Keith McGuire

Keith McGuire was born in 1950, in the small industrial city of Beloit, Wisconsin.  His home was situated in such a way that the front door led to town, and the back to rolling fields, neatly divided by a sluggish little stream called Turtle Creek.  This was where his lifelong love for fishing began, and it continues to this day. After high school, he...

Grass Trout in Old Florida

I probably looked like a waterborne Shriner, minus the velvet fez and the bags full of candy, as I paddled out across the flat water of Buzzard's Bay in the borrowed, lime-green kayak that was certainly way too small for my big-and-tall-department hind end. But beggars can't be choosers, and on my last day in Matlacha, I was determined to catch something...

Tideline: "Bill Curtis"

EARLY ON A HOT March morning, we find ourselves standing outside the Miami Dadeland Marriott hotel, waiting for the odyssey to begin. Our friends had told us we should start this book project with Bill Curtis. They said most of what we would see in the coming months had been, at least in part, created, improvised, explained, or experienced by Curtis. He is...