Yes, it’s good. Last night we fished with Captain Aaron Snell–Jim and Vicky Linville, Fitz Coker, and Dotty Ballantyne. While we didn’t see a large number of fish, we still managed to hook three large fish and bring two to the boat for a leader-in-the-tip release. Jim had a very large fish eat his fly…

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Monday night, Vicky and I had a pretty incredible few hours of tarpon fishing at night with Captain Lenny Leonard. We found a few fish early, and the bite turned on as the lights went out. We hooked about 20 fish and, as is often typical of fish at night, they proved to be difficult…

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Tonight I’m fishing with my mother, Vicky Linville, with Captain Lenny Leonard. We hope to find some evening/nighttime fish in the channels and get Ma Linville a fish. Tomorrow I meet Captain Paul Dixon at the shop at 7, and we have a day set aside to do some work on the 3 kg (6…

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The tarpon fishing remains phenomenal, with a great many large fish in the back country. For the moment, at least, the fish seem to be uneducated and easy to feed. Here’s to getting out there! NCL/TAC

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The tarpon fishing turned on this afternoon. I had the opportunity to speak with a few captains in the last hour or so, and all said the same thing: that the tarpon fishing was tough (relatively) in the morning, and that the bite turned on later. And this gives me an opportunity to point out…

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At the risk of sounding redundant, there are and have been a lot of tarpon around. So many, in fact, that people are forgetting about the great bonefish fishing (I would say “bonefishing”, but I am unconvinced of the grammatical propriety (existence?) of this word. Incidentally, if you have any thoughts on this I would…

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On 27 March, 2011, Stanley Edward Bogdan passed away in Nashua, New Hampshire. His company, S. E. Bogdan Custom Built, is responsible for making salmon and trout reels of startling ingenuity, style, and function. The Angling Company would like to extend our condolences to his family, and express our joy for a life well lived.…

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The tarpon fishing is still approaching incredible; by most accounts, however, it is already there. I had the opportunity to speak with a number of captains over the last few days, and they all seem to say the same thing: it’s good out there! The bonefish are around (here’s some evidence): but it’s the tarpon…

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Today I fished with Captain Doug Kilpatrick for the 3 kg (6lb) tippet tarpon record, which at the moment stands at 82 pounds 4 ounces. The fishing was difficult and we had only around 6 or 8 shots in the course of the day, producing a total of 2 bites. The first fish ate the…

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