How Louis Got His Groove Back

Good Bye Darlin’ Photo by Joel Dickey It’s hard to overstate the importance of confidence in fly fishing. It’s often the special sauce on success. I squint into the sun. My eyes burn from sweat and sun screen. I take a few deep breaths and puff them back out. I...

The Evolution Shrimp Fly | Tail Fly Fishing Magazine

by Joseph Ballarini It was perhaps legendary Keys guide Harry Spear who originated the very effective style of fly that sports a flat body, allowing for linear movement without spinning. Spear used his Tasty Toad to target the large, spooky bonefish off Islamorada....

The Salt Water Quick Cast

Joel Brings the Heat Photo by Louis Cahill Everything happens quickly on the flats and the angler who can put his 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...