Sunday, March 26, 2017

Beach Snook

Capt. Pat Damico, Fly Fishing Editor  How can you not love an early morning stroll on the beach this time of year? Put a fly rod in your hand and some aggressive linesiders a few...

Mullet On A Fly?

By CAPT GENE ZAMBA Right after Thanksgiving every year the waters around the Gulf Coast of Florida are invaded with big Mullet and it’s one of the best times of the year to drag out...

Dock Lights Are Snook Magnets

By Capt. Pat Damico, CapMel.com Flyfishing Editor I will gladly admit my favorite fly rod quarry is a mean Old Snook. Daytime Snook fishing with a long rod is hard work. Yes, there are many...

Snook on a Fly

Without a doubt, the biggest bang for your buck right now is Snook. Although the season is closed, your chance of taming a big Snook with a fly rod will never be better. They...

All the Best: Celebrating Lefty Kreh

By RUSTY CHINNIS Flip Pallot’s new book “All the Best,” is both a tribute to and biography of the life of Lefty Kreh. The “Coffee Table” sized book tells the story of Kreh’s extraordinary life...

Chassahowitzka River

 By CAPT. PAT DAMICO, CapMel Fly Fishing Editor I really enjoy getting away from the crowds and exploring new territory. My fellow Tampa Bay Fly Fishing Club fishing buddy Nick Angelo and I were going...

Flies for Saltwater Fishing

By Pat Damico While giving a saltwater fly fishing seminar at a fly shop in northeastern Pennsylvania this summer, I was asked this question, and it is one of the most frequently asked questions I...

Tampa Bay Fly, Pat Damico 3/17/2016

Captain's Corner: Warming water brings snook back Pat Damico, Times Correspondent Monday, March 14, 2016 5:44pm  The local water temperature has finally hit my magic number, 65. At the beginning of each month I consult my fishing...

Fly Report, Capt Pat Damico 2.20.16

Captain's Corner: Slow-moving water fishing tips By Pat Damico, Times Correspondent Sunday, February 14, 2016 6:50pm   As guides, we're often limited to a particular day and time when a client can fish. Are there ways to improve...

Shu-Fly Fly Rod

Shu-Fly Fly Rod Review – 9′, 8wt, 7pc, Fast Action – Retail $125 March 31, 2012  By Capt. Clay Eavenson Capt. Greg DeVault and I recently went to a large outdoor show up North and we’re...