They eat big flashy streamers. They pull really, really hard. They’re everywhere. What’s not to like?
Some fly anglers out there are lucky enough that they’ve spent a lot of time on the flats catching bonefish.
Others have done some fly fishing and have heard about bonefish, but haven’t ever caught one. They think to themselves…”I’d love to go bonefishing, and mostly I’d like to fish for them, but a little bit of instruction wouldn’t hurt either”.
Bruce is one of those elite guides in the Florida Keys that you’re lucky to get a day with. First and foremost he’s a great teacher, but he’s also an incredible angler, a ridiculous caster, and a ton of fun to spend time with on the water.
What’s Covered in the School
Bruce joins us at Andros South for a few weeks each year to teach Bonefishing Schools. Guests in our schools spend the first day of the trip at the lodge, with Bruce teaching a variety of topics like
- Saltwater rigging
- How to read a flat
- Bonefish gear selection
- The ‘ready position’ in a flats skiff
- Casting in the wind
- And much more.
The rest of the week…everybody goes fishing! Brimming with new flats knowledge and mojo, our school attendees head out on the flats and rail bonefish. It’s as simple as that.
When is the School?
Bruce is teaching three bonefishing schools at Andros South this year.
- November 13 – 20. Yeah, it starts on Saturday, and it’s sold out.
- January 8 – 15. Right in the middle of ‘Big Fish’ season on South Andros, and also sold out.
- January 15 – 22. Bruce’s third week has a few open spots, one of which might have your name on it.
Want to learn how to catch bonefish from the best of the best, in one of the most remarkable fisheries on the planet? Drop us a line – we’d love to tell you more about Bonefishing School with Bruce Chard.
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We love hosting family groups at our fishing lodges.
We think that spending time together on the water is one of the best things you can do with your kids. We see the experiences that families have together at our lodges, and we love being a part of it. Those of us who run the company have kids of our own, and we want you to have the same great times outside with your kids that we have with ours.
To help encourage families to do some fishing together this winter, we’re offering a special pricing program at Andros South. For trips that take place between now and March 1st, every parent who books a trip with us can bring a child along for half price. Yes, half price.
There’s no age restriction here – 75 year old mothers with 50 year old daughters work just as well as 45 year old fathers and 20 year old sons.
We’d love to see you and your family at Andros South this winter. Drop us a line to start planning your trip.
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We”ll be seeing more of Louis’ photos over the next few months, but we’re kicking things off today with a few of the results from an aerial photo session. It’s a little hard to have perspective on how big this place is, but we think the pics are pretty cool regardless.
You can check out more of Louis’ photos at his web site. Thanks Louis!