Wintering around…

December 22, 2012

  Most of the technical fishing slows down a bit as old man winter settles on his rocking chair down in at the purple isle. The one track minded individuals wait until the spring time. […]

“Summer Summary” Part One

September 9, 2012

It was an interesting summer to say the least……Tarpon season, in which we fly fisherman look so forward to each year was one of the hardest seasons I can remember. We were plagued with bad […]

Pursuit of the ultimate Purple Isle Slam.

August 7, 2012

It has become tradition for good friend Capt. Tim Mahaffey ( and I to take a day to pursue and attempt a 5 fish slam on fly that to my knowledge has not been documented […]

Redneck Roadtrip – Florida Keys Tarpon

June 11, 2012

Took a raodtrip down to the middle keys last week with a couple of buds to chase the silver king. It became apparent  that all three of us have a certifiable obsession with this fish that should probably […]

“Back Yard Basics”

October 17, 2011

I live (recently moved) on a little river in SW Florida that flows or connects into a large river, figuring out the fish movement with tidal flows and spillways has been challenging, but now that I have it down, […]

“Fly Tarpon”

June 17, 2011

This has been a very strange 2011 Tarpon season! We had a great pre-season, finding Tarpon in a new area where we could easily see them swimming across white sand and then laid up just […]

“Avet Reels, Tarpon Fishing”

April 28, 2011

Tarpon season has started off with a lot of “ohhfers”…..(like 0 for 9…) But the good news is being weekend warriors, we are 0-9 on fly! As the fish flood the beaches and flats hopefully […]

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