Tag Archives: bonefish

Video: Behind the Scenes of “Tributaries,” a Fly-Fishing Film


Written by: Phil Monahan

Last July, we introduced you to a film project by RC Cone called “Tributaries.” Cone described the project as “a journey to uncover the commonality among different cultures, people and. . .

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Photos: A Travelin’ Man’s Belize Grand Slam


Written by: Phil Monahan

Getting the permit to the boat first was a great kickoff to a memorable day.
All photos courtesy Tom Gordon

Australian reader Tom Gordon sent in the three pictures that capture his recent Belize saltwater Grand Slam, along with a note: “Wind has been blowing a gale all week, but we decided to roll the dice and go out today in 20 knots and plenty of. . .

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Photo of the Day: Monster Hawaiian Bonefish

Written by: Michael Divita, Deep Canyon Outfitters


You’d think two decades as a guide would make you immune to this kind of excitement,
but a big bonefish will do this to even a hardened veteran.
Photo courtesy Michael Divita

People pray for a number of different reasons: for sick people to get better, for safe travels to far away places, for a lottery ticket to be the Big Winner. Before our boat left the Kaunakakai Harbor on. . .

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Fish Facts: Bonefish (Albula sp.)


Written by: Phil Monahan

Bonefish can be elusive and inscrutable to both anglers and scientists.
Photo by Sandy Hays

Sight-casting to bonefish in skinny water is a challenge that many fly fishers see as a vital rite of passage in their development. Once your angling skills reach a certain level, it’s time to test them against an especially spooky and powerful quarry, as well as. . .

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Video: Scientists Discover Amazing New Information on Where and How Bonefish Spawn


Written by: Phil Monahan

[Editor's note: As popular as it is with sportsmen, the bonefish has been somewhat of a mystery to science, which still seeks some basic information about the fish’s life cycle and distribution. The fact that there is no commercial market for the species in this country means that the research dollars have been hard to come by. But recently, scientists working with. . .

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