We scoured the internet for top videos of gamefish on the take. What makes saltwater fly fishing unique from fresh water is the sight fishing aspect. These videos highlight some of the best sight fishing opportunities the world has to offer.
Filmed over the course of an entire tarpon season from the Lower Keys to the Panhandle Florida, “Riding High” shows the entire migration from the viewpoint of those that chase this amazing fish every year.
Some amazing topwater action from a past redfishing season in Louisiana. When things were right, the big ‘Bull” reds were eating on the surface.
SPECIES: STRIPED BASS
The footage in this video is taken from beaches and rocks around NYC, flats around Connecticut and Rhode Island, Block Island, and a goosebump and cold- sweat-inducing Fall day at Montauk (or what locals might call a Tuesday).
Marc Montocchio joined several friends at the Casa Blanka Lodge in a pristine part of the Yucatan. With a custom-made remotely triggered camera, he captured two of fly fishing’s most elusive targets.
SPECIES: SOUTH FLORIDA SLAM
This video centers on kayak fly fishing throughout the coastal waters of South Florida. A cast of characters fall to a well-placed fly.
SPECIES: MAKO SHARKS
Get an up close and personal experience with one of the ocean’s fastest and most-explosive fish, the mako shark. Capt. Mark Martin, of San Diego, battles these amazing sport fish with nothing more then a fly rod in hand.
SPECIES: FALSE ALBACORE
Fly fishing in Newport Rhode Island during the fall albie run.
SPECIES: SEYCHELLES SLAM
This video covers Poivre Island, Remiere Reef, and the African Banks in search of Indopacific Permit, Giant Trevally, and other exotics.
Capt. Nick Angelo and some great footage of fly fishing for cobia in skinny water.
In the Caribbean Sea, tarpon rule the waters. Watch out because when they’re hooked, they take to the air! These anglers were willing to be humiliated over and over by the power of the megalops atlanticus.