Category Archives: Fly Fishing in Salt Water

Fishing the Flats by Mark Sosin and Lefty Kreh

With so many of us locked down by the coronavirus, I thought it good idea to look at some reading material. And in this case a blast from the past. Today’s post is on Fishing the Flats, penned by Mark … Continue reading

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Sheepshead on a Fly

Will sheepshead take a fly? Absolutely. Now I’m not telling you it’s easy. But a properly presented  crab fly on the bottom can do the trick. I’ve only done it once, but my friend Dave in Florida has done it … Continue reading

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When the Forage is Thick change Tactics

Fly anglers are well accustomed to “Matching the Hatch”, or as I say in the salt “Matching the Marine”. And its typically a very good tactic. Works. We pick a fly that resembles the prevalent forage in size, shape and … Continue reading

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Bear’s Den Fly Fishing Expo 2020

Just got back from Bear’s Den Fly Fishing Expo 2020, over in Taunton, Massachusetts. Fabulous event! Truly epic. Hats off to Scott Wessel and crew; they did a stellar job. This was Bear’s Den’s 22nd annual Expo. Wow, amazing. Bob … Continue reading

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Tying a Sand Eel Fly

Sand eels are a wonderful forage fish that supplies great opportunities for the nearshore fly angler. These long thin critters are found over a large extent of the Atlantic coast, ranging from the far north down to the Carolinas. In … Continue reading

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