South Andros Island Bonefish

Truth. Photo: Nick Rudelich

Here’s the most accurate photo of a big fish you’ll see all day.  No arms outstretched toward the camera, no wide angle lens – just an honest photo of a really, really big South Andros bonefish.

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Pre-Rigging Nymph Rigs

April 17, 2014
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Whether dead drifting flesh and egg patterns or tandem nymph rigs, if you’re not breaking off flies, odds are you’re not fishing deep enough. There’s no question that nymphing for trout is effective. However, it can be frustrating having to constantly re-rig new flies, tippet, and split shot every time you set the hook on […]

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Simple Pleasures

April 16, 2014
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White sand flats and tailing bonefish are great and all, but one big reason folks like visiting South Andros Island is that it’s a place where you can enjoy some simple pleasures – like having a beer with your buddies in the back of a pickup truck. More on South Andros Island Josie’s Boat Land […]

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Polyleaders for Single-handed Rods

April 15, 2014
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Polyleaders are great tool that allow for anglers to adapt to a wide range of conditions. In fact, we’ve run several posts in the past highlighting how much we like fishing polyleaders on two handed rods. They’re a great match for lighter setups such as scandi heads or switch lines. However, polyleaders are just as […]

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Nymphing For Trout: Hook Sets Are Free!

April 14, 2014
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When fishing for trout in Western Alaska, we dead drift a lot of sub surface patterns in search of the big boys. The majority of a trout’s diet is found near the bottom of the water column. Therefore, nymphing is essential to consistently hooking trout. While most of the time we fish flesh and egg […]

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Caring For Fly Lines

April 12, 2014
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Contrary to popular belief, the fly line is arguably the most essential part of any fly rod setup. One can spend top dollar for the most elite rod and reel on the market, but their performance rests largely on the quality of the fly line it is paired with. We go to extreme lengths to […]

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Another Andros Sunrise

April 11, 2014
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We’re not trying to taunt you, really.  It’s just that, if you were at Andros South right now, you could be looking at this. More on Andros South Frequently Asked Questions The Fishery on South Andros <– Warning: big fish shots Our Accommodations

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All About Spey Rigging

April 10, 2014
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We make sure to pick the brains of the many guests who frequent our lodges on what topics they would like to see most on the blog. Whether in Alaska or the Bahamas, a reoccurring request is a more comprehensive explanation of spey gear. Modern rods, lines, tips and so on are constantly evolving and […]

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Which Tippet Size Should I Use?

April 9, 2014
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Selecting the appropriate tippet size for the situation is an often overlooked aspect of fly fishing – even though it could mean the difference between fish and no fish! First and foremost, a great rule to live by is to fish the strongest tippet you can get away with. There’s no glory in intentionally under-gunning […]

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