Taking On Florida’s Fighting Snook

The surface temperature on the bay drops, hurricane season draws to a close, and snook begin to move into their winter quarters, hoping to avoid water that will drop below 60 degrees — a fatal situation for this tropical native. Here’s how to boat this fighter of a fish!

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Redfish On The Fly

Saltwater fly-fishing continues to increase in popularity and the reason is that catching fish on the fly is a heightened sensation that rises above anything you can get from spinning tackle or baitcasting tackle. Catching redfish on the flats is perfect for intermediate fly fishers to take their fishing to the next level.

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The Elusive Double

I did it again recently — a haunting miss on a chance to double up on a pair of grouse! I’ve had some near misses and until I take two grouse down that flush at the same time, it shall remain one of those bird-hunter’s quests to keep me going when my legs are trying to say “Enough!”

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Tampa Bay’s Inshore Slam

Florida’s West Coast offers a wonderful opportunity for fly fishermen to pursue one of the great quests in saltwater flyfishing — the Inshore Slam on the fly — snook, redfish, and speckled trout. Here are some tips on accomplishing this feat!

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In Search Of The Ideal Grouse Gun


If 40 years of hunting with shotguns has taught me any one thing about them, it is don’t believe anything you read or hear about shotguns until you prove it to yourself. Here are some tips on selecting the ideal gun for grouse hunting.

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Shooting Tips For Grouse

I had always considered myself a good wingshot, having been successful as a competitive skeet shooter and a reliable duck shot. Grouse hunting was new to me, however, and I was not prepared for such a formidable adversary on the wing. Here are some tips to help you improve your shooting.

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In Search Of The Ideal Grouse Gun

If 40 years of hunting with shotguns has taught me any one thing about them, it is don’t believe anything you read or hear about shotguns until you prove it to yourself. This is particularly true concerning grouse guns. The … Continued

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