“On the Bow: Love, Fear, and Fascination in the Pursuit of Bonefish, Tarpon, and Permit” is a fantastic saltwater fly-fishing book written by Bill Horn and released in 2021. It is in the vein of the also fantastic 2020 release “Lords of the Fly: Madness, Obsession, and the Hunt for the World Record Tarpon” by
Bluefish on the Fly: Fighting Tooth and Nail
Catching bluefish with a fly rod is some of the most fun I’ve ever had in the great outdoors. They are underrated quarry, overshadowed by the more popular striped bass. Pound for pound, they fight harder than striped bass. I’m here to tell you that landing a decent bluefish on a fly rod approaches the
It Got Weird…Didn’t It?
My spring saltwater fishing report summarized – slow! While I was quickly rewarded with a beautiful 23 inch striped bass on my first day out at Pavilion Beach in Ipswich back on May 3rd, it’s been a mixed bag since then. What’s to blame? Shortened fishing sessions (either I’m getting old with less energy or
After a long winter spent at the vise tying saltwater flies, spring finally came once again, and my favorite yellow-eyed fish, the Striped Bass returned to the shores of Massachusetts. If there is one fish that the New England coast is known for, it’s stripers. They are the perfect fly rod fish. They are opportunistic