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 [...]

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 [...]