Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

Redfish Love the Bone Jovi

If you’re a bonefish addict, I’m sure you have a Bone Jovi or two in your fly box. Granted they’re rarely the right choice on a shin deep, crystal flats where a sparsely tied number 8# fly is king. But … Continue reading

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“Tailing” Reds in Charlotte Harbor

“Tailing” Reds in Charlotte Harbor” I’ve been plying these flats for five years now and can honestly report that in Charlotte Harbor  “tailing” reds are the most technically challenging fly-fishing I have ever done. Less you think that’s just my … Continue reading

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“Hitchhiker” Snook

Hitchhiker Snook: During the last week we’ve had some decent tides for “tailing” reds. So I’ve been getting on the water before dawn hoping for a shot. Now conditions aren’t bad. The water is clear and cooling,  and the wind … Continue reading

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The Red Tide has Eased off a Bit

The Red Tide has Eased off a Bit:  Hurricane Michael pushed a fair amount of red tide north into the panhandle. Bad news for them; good news for us. But a shift in the wind could easily change things in … Continue reading

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The Fishery is Closed!

The Fishery is Closed! Well I haven’t posted in a while. If you have been watching the national news you may know why. The Gulf coast of Florida, from Sarasota to Naples, is facing a heart breaking natural disaster. And … Continue reading

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