Posts Tagged ‘tarpon’

Hatches Theater- PTTS, Flood Red, and Skeena steelhead

Hatches Theater- PTTS, Flood Red, and Skeena steelhead

A mix of salt and freshwater- See the fight against the PTTS, some solid redfishing from a SUP, and some HOT Skeena steelhead.

Hatches Theater- Silver lining, Blue Nights, and Steelhead Plight

Hatches Theater- Silver lining, Blue Nights, and Steelhead Plight

Check out the continued fight to protect Key West harbor and wild american steehead, and a cold night on the Blue river.

Hatches 2010: In Pursuit of Perfection by Capt. John Meskauskas

Hatches 2010: In Pursuit of Perfection by Capt. John Meskauskas

As fly fishermen we are always in search of perfection — the perfect drift, the perfect presentation or the perfect fly. That search for something better helped inspire my new pattern. When most of us picture a tarpon fly, we imagine Stu Apte-style or Keys-style patterns. But here Florida’s east coast, our migrating tarpon feed […]

The Ragin’ Craven by Charlie Craven

The Ragin’ Craven by Charlie Craven

The Ragin’ Craven was originally developed as a permit fly that could be fished both on the drop and the retrieve. See, most permit flies are to be dropped in front of the fish, and act like a crab as they drop, but lack the movement and profile to entice a grab after the fly hits the bottom. I have never had a permit eat a fly once it touched the bottom, although they generally will eyeball the hell out if it and it gets a bit frustrating. Therefore, I went to work to come up with a fly that would drop like a crab pattern, but then have the movement and profile to morph into a shrimp or other flats critter once on the bottom, allowing the angler a chance to move the fly without blowing his cover. The Ragin’ is my answer.

Chasing Silver DVD & Trailer

Chasing Silver DVD & Trailer

The world’s greatest gamefish has now been captured in High Definition. “Chasing Silver” is the highest rated fishing program on The Outdoor Life Network. Includes the entire mini-series (4 episodes) & special features such as: Andy Mill’s “Bucket-Demo” on how to apply maximum pressure to tarpon, behind-the-scenes visits to angler’s homes & candid stories not included on-air.
Each episode of Chasing Silver is a short film — a departure from the traditional hosted TV format. The Howard Films team creates cinematic entertainment amid the Florida Keys from helicopters, jeeps & underwater. 5-Time Gold Cup Champion Andy Mill says that Howard has produced something not likely to be equalled for a long time…”

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