Saltwater Fly-Fishing Tips | Salt Water Sportsman

Saltwater Fly-Fishing

  • Bull redfish eager attack poppers and streamers

    Expert fly-fishing tips to locate and catch trophy redfish

    Expert fly-fishing tips and recommended tackle to help anglers locate trophy redfish and catch them.
  • Pacific sailfish caught on fly

    Step-by-step guide to fly-fishing success with sailfish

    Step-by-step guide to proven fly-fishing techniques and tackle to catch sailfish anywhere in the world…
  • Barracuda on fly

    Tips for fly-fishing success with toothy species

    Expert tip for success when fly fishing for barracuda, king and Spanish mackerel, sharks, blluefish, and other toothy game fish species…
  • Trophy striped bass

    Best fly tackle, flies and locations to catch large striped bass

    The best tackle, recommended fly lines, top fly patterns, the right leaders and the hot spots to catch trophy striped bass on fly.
  • Fly fishing for permit in Belize 1

    Stalking tailers in Belize’s Permit Alley

    Travel tips, best times of the year, and top fly-fishing tactics and recommended tackle and flies to catch permit in Belize.
  • Catch snook on fly anywhere 1

    Tailor fly-fishing tactics to score snook wherever they live

    Proven fly-fishing tactics, and recommended tackle and flies to catch snook wherever they live.
  • Quest for tarpon on fly

    Fly-fishing secrets for locating and fooling tarpon

    Proven fly angling secrets to successfully locate and catch tarpon in the Florida Keys, Boca Grande, Florida's Panhandle, Belize, Mexico and anywhere they roam.
  • Tarpon on Fly Tutorial

    A fly angler's guide to casting, hooking and fighting techniques for tarpon

    Fly-fishing guide to the best casting, hooking and fighting techniques for tarpon in Florida Keys, Boca Grande, Florida Panhandle, Belize, Mexico and anywhere.
  • Snook favor narrow creeks with lots of overhanging brush, making normal fly casting a challenge.

    Tips to master fly casting in close quarters and boost your catches.

    Many fish hang out in narrow creeks and other tight areas with little room for a backcast, so learning to fly cast in close quarters will boost your catches.
  • Pompano can be successfully targeted with flies.

    Tactics and tackle to catch this hard-fighting and delicious species on fly.

    Proven fly-fishing tactics and recommended tackle and flies to catch pompano.
  • Both a 9-weight and an 8-weight rod have enough backbone to land sizable game fish.

    This pair of versatile rods covers most saltwater applications.

    Carrying versatile 9-weight and 8-weight fly rods, fly anglers are ready to tackle a wide range of saltwater fly fishing situations.
  • Dredging tactics result in hookups with fish hanging deep.

    Fly fishing tips to catch "em down deep.

    Fly fishing techniques and the necessary tackle and flies to catch fish down deep.

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Fly-Fishing Boats

  • Know the different types of fishing boats and their key features

    A guide to identify the different types of powerboats available, including popular fishing boats, and their key characteristics.
  • TOP FLATS FISHING BOATS OF TODAY

    Parade of outstanding shallow-water fishing machines.

    Specifications, detailed information and photos of the top shallow water fishing boats available today, including flats boats and technical poling skiffs.
  • The new and improved version of the flats skiff that sets the bar.

    Salt Water Sportsman's latest fishing boat review: Maverick Mirage 18 HPX-V…
  • mp hewes boat

    16-foot and 18-foot boats have multiple angler-friendly updates

    16-foot and 18-foot boats have multiple angler-friendly updates…
  • hells bay marquesa thumb

    The demands of shallow-water anglers are on a never-ending incline. The Marquesa set out to meet those demands.

    The demands of shallow-water anglers are on a never-ending incline. The Marquesa set out to meet those demands.
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    The new Glades Skiff is slightly larger than its predecessor...

    The new Glades Skiff is slightly larger than its predecessor...
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    Simply put, the Skate is a cool little boat...

    Simply put, the Skate is a cool little boat...
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    The Neptune is a big-water flats boat designed for serious fishing...

    The Neptune is a big-water flats boat designed for serious fishing...
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    A Lodge Edition from Hell's Bay will get you into one of the finest flats skiffs around - at a price you'll find reasonable.

    A Lodge Edition from Hell's Bay will get you into one of the finest flats skiffs around - at a price you'll find reasonable.
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    The speed and range of this big flats boat opens new worlds of angling possibilities.

    The speed and range of this big flats boat opens new worlds of angling possibilities.
  • Hewes 17 368

    Designed with extreme shallow-water fishing capabilities, the Tailfisher 17 Tunnel Hull delivers Hewes quality at a remarkable price.

    Designed with extreme shallow-water fishing capabilities, the Tailfisher 17 Tunnel Hull delivers Hewes quality at a remarkable price.
  • Hell's Bay Cape Sable 21

    You know the name and the reputation, but this boat is a serious departure for Hell's Bay.

    You know the name and the reputation, but this boat is a serious departure for Hell's Bay.
  • Bonefisher18_1

    This version of the Bonefisher 18 represents the newest design in poling skiffs from Hewes, one of the companies that helped define the art of shallow-water fishing.

    This version of the Bonefisher 18 represents the newest design in poling skiffs from Hewes, one of the companies that helped define the art of shallow-water fishing.