Friday, April 28, 2017

Fall Bite Is Here

The summer doldrums are definitely over. Although we haven’t had any long periods of cold weather lately, the cool evenings have managed to gradually drop local water temperatures to below the seventy degree mark....

Saltwater Fly Fishing with a Guide

There is no doubt that many an angler has accepted the challenges of fly fishing in the saltwater environment. And many have chosen to hire guides who specialize in fly fishing. These gifted skippers...

Fly Fishing Transition from Fresh to Saltwater

How does one become a saltwater fly fisher? Usually, most are freshwater converts. But these days there are many that have actually started in saltwater. Northern visitors that come to Florida to enjoy our...

What “Flies” in Saltwater?

It's a growing passion with many a Florida angler -- fly fishing in saltwater. Most are northern transplants who migrated to the Sunshine State bringing boxes filled with freshwater patterns. And the question on...

How Important is your Fly Pattern?

In an earlier article I showed a fly pattern that represented both a shrimp and a baitfish. A few of the readers were concerned that the pattern was not specific enough to fool cagey...

Fly Casting 101

Many of my clients are freshwater trout fisherman from the north, west and Midwest who are trying saltwater fly fishing for the first time. Their experience level varies from a few years of fly...

Flying in a Kayak or Canoe

According to kayak flyfishing expert  Kevin Fenn, paddling flyfishers enjoy a gratifying way to fish!  The combination of this ancient angling art with a paddle craft can a most exhilarating challenge. Fenn says that...