I know a woman who caught five permit the first day she fly-fished the salt. Another asked me what to do in Belize and returned to Montana, just days later, packing photos of herself with a 40-pounder. But those stories aren’t the norm.
Are airport VIP lounges really worth it? A few years ago, I was on my way home from a self-designed, poorly thought-out fishing trip to Albania with a budding, chain-smoking Macedonian guide named Zafir. He was awesome. The trip, though super fun in a pickle-your-liver kind of way, wasn’t, at least on the get-skunked fishing
Exciting news for our destination anglers! Gil’s Fly Fishing is merging with MidCurrent.com to become MidCurrent Travel. For 20-plus years MidCurrent has led the online fly-fishing media space, becoming the domain authority for high-level original content that is vetted, informative and extremely helpful to anglers. Gil’s friends and customers now have access to one of
You’re about to embark on your first day of bonefishing. You’ve done all of your research, carefully picked the right location, and reserved the best dates. You’ve also spoken with your guide, purchased your bonefish setup, and tied all of the right flies in various weights. Now what more can you do to prepare yourself
Cuba might be the best place in the world to catch your first and largest sickletail. It had been a long tough week on the flats. Back-to-back cold fronts replete with a savage easterly wind had churned the crystal waters of Cayo Cruz into a milky soup. Overhead, the towering thunderheads had crowded out the
Having been introduced to the world of saltwater fly fishing while living in the southern hemisphere, my exposure to various species has been a little different than most of you. I have had the opportunity to explore much of the Oceania region, and from my personal experiences, I have found that the bottom half of
Flats fishing is the pinnacle of saltwater fly fishing It is tough, rewarding, and intimate. The angler must make countless decisions, often with little time to process. To become a good flats fisherman there are a number of skills and techniques an angler must learn. While some take practice, others require understanding and focus. Here