Tag : Fly Casting
Look inside the box of any bonefisherman anywhere in the world and, if you don’t find a Crazy Charlie inside, you will at least see the inside foam pierced with row upon row of patterns that stem from what many consider to be the most well-known bonefish fly of all time. When Charlie Smith (better known [...]
Republic of Kiribati, August 1982 The spool was spinning furiously and the drag was making a metallic buzzing sound as the handle spun in a blur. I already had a pretty bad burn mark on my palm from trying to slow down the initial run and although I started out with over 200 yards of [...]
WE ALL KNOW THE HEARTBREAK OF SEEING A BIG FISH SPOOK AND RUN WHEN WE MAKE A CAST. Whether its due to a poor presentation, the fish catching sight of us or something completely random and out of our control doesn’t matter. The pain is the same and it’s our natural reaction to consider that [...]
Check out our good friend Tim Rajeff getting some distance on the flats.
Our good friend Tim Rajeff helps you out with casting in the wind.
Have you actually ever been to the opera? I have. And for those of you who haven’t, I’ll sum it up like this: It’s an emotional (and sometimes physical) endurance test. For starters, you’re almost always uncomfortable. (I don’t know how you normally feel “dressed to the nines” and squashed in a red velvet-lined folding [...]
The good folks at Echo recently launched a new rod to the market which is purpose built for introducing young folks to fly-fishing. 7 feet 9 inches of playfully bright yellow fiberglass, a slim-line technicolor foam grip, and even an extension butt which doubles as a lower handle for two handed casting. Everything is scaled [...]
Hawaii Bonefish Casting in the Wind. You know that feeling you get when you watch a school of bonefish swim away while you squirm and wrench your arm out of socket trying to get your fly out of your back? Yeah, me too. Casting with a strong wind off your casting shoulder is the toughest shot [...]