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A submerged fishing light cast an eerie green glow off the front of the dock as Capt. Wes Carlton eased us into casting range with trolling motor.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced that it is awarding funds to the Snook and Gamefish Foundation for the purpose of enhancing the Angler Action Program (AAP), including enhancements to the smartphone application iAngler.
Like many areas across the country early summer offers some of the hottest fishing action and reliable weather of the year.
Charles and I started our day at 4:30 a.m. leaving La Paz and driving to Punta Arena where we were going to fish for sailfish with a friend and a great guide Enrique.
Let me give you some examples. Bluefish swarmed in the chum slick off the New Jersey coast as we worked to produce a television show. The action was steady. Put a bait out there and you were battling a bluefish. While all this was going on, I took another rod with a swimming plug, streamed it off to one side, and put the rod in a holder. This was my lone soldier—a different bait that merely sat out there while our focus was on catching bluefish.
Now that we have made the transition from spring to out right summer, it's not uncommon to have the temps climb into the middle or upper 90s during the heat of the day. This is the time of year that I really like to get the boat loaded and start the trip late in the afternoon, and fish well into the night.
Presidential Range, brook trout often seem to appear out of nowhere to attack a muddler. Even trout as small as two or three inches have voraciously pounced upon my drifting muddler. Although other flies will catch trout in these frigid waters, nothing, in my experience, works nearly as well.
The Backcountry Special is what I like to call one of those Swiss Army Knife type of patterns that I always seem to rely on.