tarpon

The Salt Water Quick Cast

One of the most crucial skills in salt water fly fishing is shooting line. Everything happens quickly on the flats and the angler who can put is fly on a fish sixty feet from the boat with only two false casts will have a distinct advantage. It’s important to get the fly to the fish in a hurry but that’s not the whole story. In… Read More »The Salt Water Quick Cast

Save the Horny Fish: An Inside Look at BTT’s Permit Initiative

Recently, Flylords had the chance to catch up with Dr. Ross Boucek, to talk more on Bonefish Tarpon Trust’s efforts to help preserve Permit populations, and protect them during their spawning season. Ross earned his Masters and Doctoral degrees at Florida International University, studying how weather events, such as hurricanes, droughts, and extreme cold events, impact sport fisheries in Florida Bay and Everglades National Park.… Read More »Save the Horny Fish: An Inside Look at BTT’s Permit Initiative

FORGED TO FISH: Exploring the Obsession of a Species

IN THE PURSUIT OF PERFECTION, ONE MUST EMBODY THEIR SURROUNDINGS. THROUGH DECADES OF PERSEVERANCE, PITFALLS, AND PEAKS; AN INDIVIDUAL BEGINS TO BUILD AN ETHEREAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THEIR PURSUITS. AFTER ENOUGH BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS HAVE BEEN SHED, THE LINE BETWEEN ONE’S ENDEAVORS AND THE SENSE OF SELF FADES INTO AN INTANGIBLE MARGIN. There are those in the world of fly-fishing that embody this mantra to… Read More »FORGED TO FISH: Exploring the Obsession of a Species

A Look Into the New Benchmade x Casey Underwood Knives

This week, our friends at Benchmade knives released, what we believe, to be one of the most unique, fishiest knives to ever appear in the fly-fishing space. The recent launch feature 4 variations to their classic mini Crooked River series, each of which features a different species of fish (Largemouth Bass, Brown Trout, Tarpon, and Steelhead) that comprise a different niche in the fly fishing… Read More »A Look Into the New Benchmade x Casey Underwood Knives

The V Grip

HOPEFULLY YOU’VE GOTTEN COMFORTABLE WITH ADDING THE WRIST SNAP TO YOUR CAST. TODAY BRUCE IS GOING TO GET INTO SOME SERIOUS ADVANCED TECHNIQUE. Your going to see him use the “V Grip”. This is going to feel seriously odd at first. In fact I think this is harder to get the hang of if you have been casting for a long time. Don’t get discouraged,… Read More »The V Grip

How to Tie: The Saltwater Gurgler

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Fly Fish Food shows us how to tie the Saltwater Gurgler. Learn About This Fly: Difficulty: Intermediate  Originally brought to life by legendary tyer, Jack Gartside, the Saltwater Gurgler (or the Gartside Gurgler) is a favorite amongst salty topwater enthusiasts. Noted for its ability to draw wary fish to toss caution to the current and lunge at… Read More »How to Tie: The Saltwater Gurgler

Costa Behind the Guides: Tom Enderlin

Meet Tom Enderlin, owner and head guide of Release Fly Travel in Costa Rica. Tom is also a professional photographer and writer specializing in adventure, nature, and conservation subjects. We are excited to add Tom to our ongoing blog series “Behind the Guides” presented by Costa Sunglasses. Image courtesy of @earlevans Flylords: Who is Tom Enderlin? Image courtesy of @mqcphoto Tom: I am a fly-fishing guide,… Read More »Costa Behind the Guides: Tom Enderlin