I can’t help but think of Heart of Darkness as guide Carlos Castillo from Costa Maya Lodge pushes my companion Geoff Roach and me through a tunnel in the mangrove swamps that envelop. . .
Oh my. This is a totally adrenaline-filled teaser made by a French travel agency called Planet Fly Fishing. Featuring tarpon, bonefish, and permit, this footage focuses only on the action, and. . .
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. . .
Written by: Dan Davala, Orvis Arlington
Last week, my good friend Jim Lampros (Fishing Manager at Orvis Cleveland) and I had the opportunity to escape the present Ice Age we’re in and fly south to El Pescador in Belize. We decided to spend the majority of our time hunting tarpon, which are. . .
We kick the short week off with this cool saltwater video from the mangroves off Naples, Florida. The low tides of winter mean that the redfish are plentiful and the big snook come to play!
Apparently, these are the outtake scenes from a video of a trip to Cuba by the folks at The Fly Fishing Nation. These are some pretty damned good scenes to end up on the cutting room floor. I’m glad that they decided to scoop them up and edit them together.
In November 1980, in a small town in Portugal, two fisherman caught something that they had never seen before. The photo of the giant beast makes it clear that the mystery fish was a big tarpon. According to the makers of the video above, this is probably the only existing proof of. . .
Here’s a wonderful piece of archival footage featuring famous Florida Keys angler Stu Apte casting for big tarpon with a fiberglass rod. But he’s not in it just for the sport; no, he’s also trying to win the admiration of the Florida Citrus Queen, who is sporting a swell swimsuit. Check out the “rod stiffener” Apte threads into the butt section of his rod for more power. He lands two beauties here, but the editor has spliced in some shots of a real monster fish, as well.