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Fly Fishing The Mullet Run

The Mullet Are Here What is the Mullet Run The Mullet Run is an event that takes place along Florida beaches and intracoastal waterways. A big bait migration coming from the north - traveling southbound in the months of September-November (more on times later). Stalked by the numerous predator fish that prey on the tasty [...]

Fly Fishing South Florida Peacock Bass

South Florida Peacock Bass There's nothing like the vicious strike of a peacock bass. They roam the canals and backwater lakes of southeast Florida, making them extremely accessible especially on-foot. Miami-Palm Beach is a travel destination for freshwater chaos that will leave you smiling ear to ear about the memories made. What makes this fishery [...]

Product Spotlight | Simms Flyweight Pliers

In the video above, we take a look at the all-new Simms Flyweight Pliers. These ergonomic pliers are going to be perfect for freshwater or saltwater inshore anglers. The Anodized aluminum body with stainless steel jaws and cutters make them extremely durable, made to last a lifetime. The unique ergonomic grip feels incredible in the [...]

Material Spotlight | Polar Goat Hair

Polar Goat is a very long, natural material that works extremely well for long streamer patterns. It's much like Polar Fiber, just a lot longer at 6-8" of useable length. In comparison to the previous material spotlight, Icelandic Sheep, Polar Goat is more opaque, slightly thicker, and has more sheen. The material does contain underfur that [...]

Fly Tying Material Spotlight | Icelandic Sheep

Icelandic Sheep is a long, natural material that works incredibly well for larger streamer patterns. It feels like a combination of Craft Fur, Pseudo Hair, and Polar Fiber - but it's much longer and a bit softer, with 5-7" of useable length. The material itself does contain underfur that can either be combed out or [...]

ChopperTails

Capt. Carl Ball "We were out here tarpon fishing, tarpon wishing, and one of those big military helicopters flew by us. It flew in, it went by us, it turned around, it came down real low and it was heading right for us. We were like, 'uh-oh'. It got down real low to the water [...]

The Beginner’s Guide To Fly Tying Material

So you took the jump into tying your own flies, welcome! As you will quickly find, there are so many things to learn. This guide is to familiarize you with some of the more popular materials. Naturals Naturals are the foundation of tying materials. They include any material that came from an animal: furs, feathers, [...]

Waterworks-Lamson Cobalt Fly Rod Review

The Waterworks-Lamson Cobalt is fit for a more relaxed casting approach. It loads easily, and it loads quickly. This makes it a favorite of ours for sight fishing, because most sight fishing shots occur at distances between 30-50ft, not a very long cast. So you have to be able to land your fly with a [...]