Monday, March 27, 2017

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...

Capt Rick Grassett March 2016 Fly Fishing Forecast

Capt. Rick Grassett’s Sarasota, FL Fly Fishing Forecast for March 2016 There should be good action with reds, trout and snook in skinny water in March as baitfish become more plentiful. Look for Spanish and...

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...

Learning to Fly 4

A series by Captain Jon Bull In this installment in the series, Learning to Fly, we get down to business and start deciding what kind of flies we are going to put in front of...

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-Captain Pat Damico

Pat Damico, Times Correspondent February 15, 2016 As guides, we're often limited to a particular day and time when a client can fish. Are there ways to improve our odds on these less-than-perfect days? Slow-moving water...

Learning to Fly 5

A series by Capt. Jon Bull               In the final installment of the series, Learning to Fly, we will get out on the water and figure out what clues to look for to help us...

Learning to Fly 3

  A Series by Capt. Jon Bull             In this installment in the series, Learning to Fly, we will be discussing the final piece of your terminal fly tackle before you tie on a fly and...

Learning to Fly 2

  A Series by Capt. Jon Bull              In this installment of the series, Learning to Fly, we will be looking at how to choose the right fly reel, backing, and fly line. Now that you have...

Learning to Fly 1

Cold Water Flying By:  Capt. Jon Bull   In past winter’s, temperatures were barely rising above the mid 50's.  Nighttime temps were dipping below freezing in most parts of the state.  Prolonged 50 degree water temperature spawned...