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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

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“The Best Rods Nobody Talks About!”

As the warmer days of late March approach, ocean and bay water temperatures will begin to rise.  Bait fish such as menhaden (bunker to me), herring, silver sides, and anchovies, will set up and attract...
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A Thousand and One Tails

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White coral sand, warmed by the tropical water I was casting into, engulfed my toes with each step.  The water was calm and clear. My fly landed with a soft "Ploop" and settled to the bottom ahead of a shadow.  A few quick strips and I felt the tug.  I...

Transitions

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As a primarily freshwater angler I could not help but feel intimidated by the salt.  A world known only to me by images. Some printed others in my mind.  [caption id="attachment_137300" align="aligncenter" width="674"] Photo: Jon Lee[/caption] For me it was the mangroves. Poling down that ragged edge, hunting. I poured...

Winter Streamer Tactics for Big Browns

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Winter fishing can test your patience. Between the frozen guides and numb fingers, it leaves much to be desired. The rewards however, far outweigh the discomfort and the monotonous casting that comes with the winter season. During this time of the year, I find it easier to convince a big...

The Old Normal – Albies on the Crystal Coast

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I can’t remember the last day that passed without hearing someone talk about “the new normal”. With the way the world has changed, I grow increasingly fond of things that haven’t. The plain old normal: the way I feel when my wife smiles, the taste of tacos, the smell of...

When The Jacarandas Bloom – Chasing Corbina On the Fly

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“Don’t get too deep. No more than ankle deep at most,” I remember Nick Curcione telling me on a beach in Coronado years ago. It didn’t make sense until the first one I saw bolted between my legs from behind me in three inches of water. “I told you,” came...

The Remarkable Northern Snakehead

Have you heard of the Northern Snakehead before? Some have heard of other people catching or spotting one, and many people have a common misconception about this species. Then there are those fishermen, like myself, anxiously await the first couple of hot and humid days of the year so we...

TFO Unveils 2022 Fly Products

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This week, Temple Fork Outfitters announced three new fly products to the TFO family: the BC Big Fly, the NTR reel, and the Mangrove Coast. Find out more below, and be sure to check out these new additions at your local TFO dealer later this summer! BC Big Fly Introducing...

Fly Fishing in Belize + Reel Women Fly Fishing

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“An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young.” Oscar Wilde There is a great saying here in Belize, “Why not?” Working with Belizean guides creating and building Reel Belize in San Pedro, I ask a lot of questions. And most of the time I’m answered with “Why...

Targeting Prespawn Smallmouth on the Fly

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Smallmouth on the fly will change your life completely, and it will be for the better that I can promise you. Watching a big angry smallie come from out of nowhere and destroy your streamer is nothing short of amazing. I am going to share with you the water temperature...

Winter Speckled Trout Tactics For Fly & Light Tackle

When not chasing after striped bass and redfish in the Pamlico Sound and estuaries of coastal North Carolina, TFO National Advisor Capt. Gary Dubiel (Spec Fever Guide Service) loves to put his clients on large speckled sea trout. Even during the cold winter months, Gary knows how to find speckled...