In The Trough: Fly Fishing For Beach Snook

Lines In The Surf When it comes to heart-pumping saltwater fly fishing, the beach snook fishing along the coast of South Florida provides all the action you desire. Every summer the pilchards, glass minnows and sardines school up along the shores of South Florida, setting the table for hordes of snook, tarpon, and jack crevalles [...]

Orvis Hydros Updated Fly Reel Review

This is the Orvis Hydros. The next generation in the Hydros series of reels, ascending from the Hydros SL. With a solid foundation in place put there by the previous generations, Orvis just improved the Hydros in the areas that warranted improvements. It's still the budget-friendly large arbor workhorse you've known the Hydros family to [...]

A Long Weekend | SpringTime Trout

To get away from the salt flats and change up the scenery we took a quick 11 hour drive to beautiful North Carolina; the Ole Florida crew was ready to take those mountain trout. Mike, Richie and Bert set out to do one night at casting for recoveries lodge with Tucker Horn who invited us [...]

The Most Used Fly Tying Tool

The most used tool in fly tying. So you sit down at your tying bench after coming up with the next big pattern that is hands down going to be the best fly you have ever tied. You know exactly what hook and what material it needs, so you slap the hook in the vice [...]

All About Bonefish with Capt. Bob Branham and BTT’s Dr. Ross Boucek (West Palm Beach Fishing Club)

Legendary Biscayne Bay guide Capt. Bob Branham and Bonefish & Tarpon Trust's Florida Keys Initiative Manager Dr. Ross Boucek's presentation on bonefish at the West Palm Beach Fishing Club. Between Capt. Branham's experience and Dr. Boucek's science, we get some great insight into the state of South Florida's bonefish fishery, as well as some fishing [...]

Fly Fishing The Tamiami Trail 101

About the Trail The Tamiami Trail is a road that was built in 1928 and its name is a contraction of "Tampa to Miami". For some people the Tamiami Trail is just a way of getting from one side of the state to the other. A road that runs from the east to west coast, [...]

Umpqua XS435 Bendback Hook Review

Bendbacks are such a great fly to have in your fly boxes. They're light and they're weedless! You can bang them up against mangroves for snook all day long. They'll ride through grass where redfish and seatrout are stalking, they'll bounce off lili pads where largemouth and peacock bass are hunting, they'll even help keep [...]

2020 Loon Tying Tools Overview

Loon Outdoors has laid out a nice new arsenal of tying tools to start 2020. The kind of tools that give your tying desk an air of credibility and a sense of uniformity. Tools that add style to function. The Hair Packer pushes deer hair nicely with its simple no-slip design that surrounds the hook [...]