Witnessing a mako shark take your fly ten feet from your rod tip and then leap 12 feet clear of the water 50 yards away seconds later is one of the world’s great adrenaline rushes. And now you have the chance to experience the tremendous pull of a mako in the company of famed mako guide Captain Conway Bowman by entering the “Favorite Saltwater Fly Fishing Tip” contest.
The contest celebrates the recent release of Conway’s first book, The Orvis Guide to Beginning Saltwater Fly Fishing: 101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner.
The Prize: The winner will receive two nights of lodging at Kona Kai and two days of guided fishing with Captain Conway. The winner will also receive an Access Rod and Access V reel from Orvis, perfect for many saltwater adventures. (NOTE: The winner is welcome to bring a guest.)
The Contest: Visit www.bowmanbluewater.com and click on the Saltwater Fly Fishing Tip contest link. Give us your favorite tip and contact information. A winner will be selected on May 1st. Contestants can also enter at select Orvis stores. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY
About Kona Kai Resort
_The Kona Kai Resort is a spectacular waterfront getaway located on beautiful Shelter Island in the Point Loma area of San Diego, only minutes from the airport and most of San Diego’s city sights and attractions. The recreational features of our 11 acre bayside resort includes the Kona Kai Restaurant, an over sized pool, full-service fitness club, spa, sunning beach with volleyball courts, children’s play area, bicycle rentals, tennis adjacent, water sports, boat rentals and jogging path. _
About Orvis Access Rod and Access V reel, for 9-weight line
_For the traveling angler, this is without a doubt the best saltwater fly rod you can buy for stripers, bluefish, false albacore, bonito and if you live in the South, reds, snook, and big Florida strain largemouth. Great for saltwater applications where the wind is a factor and you need to punch big flies upwind. The new Access Mid-Arbor fly fishing reel takes the mid-arbor concept to a new level of performance. It offers a full-range of performance features from machined 6061 aircraft aluminum to a totally sealed carbon and stainl_ess-steel drag surface