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Tag: saltwater

Tibor Saltwater Fly Reels Features

Joe at Red's Fly Shop takes a close look at three of Tibor's high-performance saltwater reels in preparation for a trip to Christmas Island. "These are my Tibor reels, and the fly lines I am putting on them for fishing in Christmas Island. The Tibor family composed of the Everglades, Riptide, Gulfstream, and Pacific are among the best reels in the world for...

Bahamas: Women in Fly Fishing

"Wade Andros" was filmed in 2011 when I traveled to Andros Island with my wife, Kelley, for work. But it was also a chance to introduce her to the saltwater flats of this beautiful country. This was Kelley's first time fly fishing for bonefish and any type of saltwater species. Wade Andros was shot in the Bahamas at Andros South Lodge. All the things a...

Podcast Episode: How to Start Fly Fishing via Saltwater Experience

Learn the fundamentals of fly fishing, in fresh or saltwater, in this podcast episode of the Saltwater Experience.

Sandy Moret’s Florida Keys Fly Fishing School Tuition Giveaway

Sandy Moret’s Florida Keys Fly Fishing School helps anglers, both newcomers and seasoned veterans, hone their skills. This is their 30th year offering world-class saltwater fly fishing instruction in a fun and no-pressure environment. “You’ll learn every aspect of saltwater fly fishing, master the double-haul, learn effective false casting, line...

RIO's General Purpose Tropical Fly Line

I recently heard someone in a fly shop say, “OK, I just wanna grab something and go.” They were facing a wall bursting with fly line options. Specialty lines and specialty tapers abound, and it’s hard to argue that choice isn’t a good thing, but there are some who just don’t have the time, or inclination, to look deep into the fly line catalog...

How Low Can You Go? (Part II)

I fished northeast Florida over the holiday season and noticed a growing group of rebels that’s taking saltwater fly fishing and turning it on its head. They’re easily spotted, fishing right alongside spin casters and sporting chest or hip-packs, wading knee-level, and fishing light and sometimes ultra-light fly lines. Judging from the number of 5- and...

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...

Tying the Lefty's Deceiver

Tim Flagler ties one of the most popular saltwater streamers of all time, the Lefty's Deceiver. The pattern was authored by Lefty Kreh in the 1950s, and here Flagler ties it on a typical saltwater streamer hook, a 2/0 Mustad 34007 stainless.

Tandem Rigs for Saltwater?

Have a question you want answered? Email it to us at [email protected] Question: I read your article on fishing tandem rigs for trout. Does the same idea work for saltwater fishing? Matt D. Annapolis, MD Answer: Actually, yes. East Coast striper fishermen have long used multi-fly rigs as a way to prospect and to figure out what patterns and colors the...

Fly Fishing Strategy Tips

Choosing Flies Size Matters When choosing trout flies, the relative importance of fly characteristics in your selection, in order, should be: size, shape, color, and action (for stripped flies). In saltwater, action is often more important than exact size and shape. Dropper Flies or Tandem Rigs Dropper flies are a trout angler's secret weapon. A simple...