Tag : Guided Bonefishing
Today we’re talking about gearing -up for your typical Hawaiian bonefishing trip – But it’s not about loading your big bag before you leave your house – you already know how to do that. In all packing-related conversations, opinions range from ‘less is more’ to ‘bring anything you might need’. We like to strike a happy [...]
Tailing Bonefish Quickie VI from Chris Lewis on Vimeo.
Pretty Interesting fly reel review by Trident. Not sure I agree with their final rankings, however a good read none the less. I get the chance to see most of these reels perform on a the flats. I am not so sure that a sealed drag is always a good thing, try dunking a few [...]
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 [...]
Hawaii fly fishing -We have been using this Bonefish line line for a while now and really like it for Hawaii Flats Fishing. As you know fly fishing in Hawaii requires a slightly different approach than catching bonefish elsewhere. The new Bonefish QuickShooter won the award for the Best New Saltwater Fly Line for 2013 [...]
Bonefish Hate… Seeing a fly moving towards them. Almost all predatory fish hate it when flies come towards them. Just like sculpins don’t attack big rainbow trout, shrimp don’t attack bonefish – when they see a predator they try to get away. Do your best to present your fly at an angle such that when [...]
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 [...]