Fly Fishing

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The waters off the Costa Rica-Panama border on the Caribbean Sea side are a fantastic location for catching monster tarpon on the fly. I recently tapped into this adventure with my dad and our friend, saltwater fly fishing expert Captain Mark Martin, at his Tarponville lodge. Located on the dense rainforest shores of M…

Now that the kids are out of school, the weather is nice and the fish are hungry, here are three things you need to be doing outside in the month of June. STRIPER FISHING Striped bass, also known as Morone saxatilis, stripers, rockfish and linesiders, are native to the Atlantic coastline of North America from the St. L…

At or near the top of every fly fisherman’s bucket list, you’ll find the words ‘king salmon’ and ‘Argentina’. Combine the two and it looks a little something like this. Book a charter

“Anglers are great conservationists.” Join Dr. Lesley de Souza and the locals of Rewa Village as they study the massive Arapaima, one of the largest freshwater fish in the world. If their studies show that these threatened giants of the river migrate into the flooded forests during the rainy season, they might just mak…

Imagine a largemouth, only twice the size and three-times as mean. That’s what it’s like to stick a peacock bass with a fly rod.

Now that the robins are back and the dogwood trees are in the bloom, it’s time to shake off the winter rust and plunge headlong into the outdoors. Seriously, it’s gorgeous outside; go for it! SPRING SAND BASS FISHING Hang around the marina for any length of time and you’re bound to hear it said, “when the redbuds are b…

Checkout this crazy mixtape from the nomads at Fly Fishing Nation. The jungles of Costa Rica may very well be the most unique and challenging tarpon fishery on the planet.

If it swims, you can catch it on a woolly bugger. This is a perfect pattern for trout, bass, panfish, carp, saltwater…everything. Shopping List:
UNI-Thread 6/0 Dk.Brown
Lightening Strike Nymph/Hopper 08 Curved Shank, Straight Eye Hooks
Cyclops 3/16″ Gold Beads
Wooly Bugger Marabou, Brown
Chenille Medium Coffee
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TV host and angler Conway Bowman talks about why he loves fly fishing for bass and how it opens up options for anglers in most parts of the country. Just about anywhere there’s water, it’s a safe bet you can catch a bass. And where you can catch bass, you can catch them on a fly rod.

The super Chinook winds of last weekend blew winter right out of here and brought in a beautiful breath of spring. We jumped on it, and did the first float trip of 2016 on the Madison. Varney to 8 Mile did not dissapoint. Plenty of fat Bows and Browns in addition to a multitude of Eagles and Meese! Here’s a quick 2 min…