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    Fly Fishing for Tarpon in Boca Grande

    We’re all familiar with the excuses that follow a good skunking. And so it was on the plane ride back from Boca Grande, Florida, where we had gone in search in tarpon.

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    Best Golf and Fly Fishing in New England

    Ok, I know, I know — golf? The headline might raise your eyebrows. But stick with me on this one, as golf and fly fishing have a lot in common. And I’m talking about more than a lot of old white men.

  • Building a Blue Halo Fly Rod

    For the last couple of years I’ve been intrigued by Courtney Boice and his fiberglass rod company Blue Halo. Like a child, I was drawn to the colorful works of art that his company pumps out at a rather mind blowing pace these days.

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    2016 Season New England Fly Fishing Video

    2016 was a great season of fly fishing in New England. As usual, I brought my camera along, and took video throughout the season. Here are some of the highlights — hope you enjoy!

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    Boston Event: Sippin Suds for Atlantic Salmon

    Have you wanted to learn more about Atlantic salmon fishing and conservation? To meet and talk with people who have been? To meet with experts who are leading efforts to protect and restore the species? And to maybe win a trip Atlantic salmon fishing? Then this event is for you!

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    Video: Martha’s Vineyard False Albacore Fly Fishing

    Last summer, I finally made the pilgrimage to Martha’s Vineyard to fish the Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby — something that I had wanted to do for years, but had escaped me. I went to fish the Derby not for the two title species, but to fly fish for false albacore, my favorite way to close out the season.