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Flat Out Fishing – All Good Things

This will be my final Flat Out Fishing column. I will miss bringing you what I hope has been valuable information. But I’ve found it increasingly difficult to write a monthly column dedicated to an in-shore fishery that is in ...

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Flat Out Fishing – When is a Preserve NOT a Preserve?

I hope that this column will motivate everyone to think about this issue and help provide some positive answers, suggestions, and proposals on how we can solve this problem.  While this material focuses on St. Thomas, it is relevant to ...

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Flat Out Fishing – Better Tarpon and Bonefishing are in your Future!

Many of you may have missed the new regulation that was passed here in the US Virgin Islands protecting our Bonefish and Tarpon populations. Below is the new regulation in its entirety: RESTRICTING TARPON AND BONEFISH FISHING TO CATCH AND ...

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Flat Out Fishing Column – Stay Connected No Matter Where You Are

OK, this article has nothing to do with fishing, but all of us need to stay touch, and one of the goals of this column is to give you insights on great new products. We’ve all had this experience, you ...

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Flat Out Fishing – Seen Any Snook Lately?

Our little corner of the Caribbean is blessed with an abundance of beaches and excellent offshore fishing. However the amount and quality of the habitat available for our in-shore resident snook population is declining every year. Some of this decline ...

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Flat Out Fishing – Blue Marlin on a Fly

The waters surrounding St. Thomas are home to some of the finest Blue Marlin fishing in the world during the summer months. If you’ve always wanted to tangle with a Marlin on a fly rod, there’s no better place to ...

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Flat Out Fishing – Memorable Moments

Memorable Moments We all have a few great stories of things we’ve seen other do, or a truly memorable moment on the water. I’d like to share a couple of my favorites with you this month.I’d love to share yours ...

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Flat Out Fishing – Caribbean Shore Fishing Opportunities

Where can I go fishing when I'm on my vacation? Unfortunately travel budgets and staying married usually prohibits daily guided fishing trips.

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How’s the flats fishing in the Virgin Islands

One of the most frequent questions visiting anglers ask is “How’s the flats fishing in the Virgin Islands? Most fisherman envision miles of pristine sandy flats teaming with bonefish, permit, and other game fish. While we don’t have miles of ...

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How to Catch a BIG Tarpon

Here is a list of the deadliest Tarpon flies I've ever fished, you have to be ready before you get to your favorite spot. Tarpon Fishing in the Caribbean is the real deal.

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When the Fish are Hot – Change your Saltwater Fishing Lures

We are blessed with fantastic fishing for a variety of species here in the Caribbean. This abundance also makes it very easy to slip into the dreaded Same Bait Different Day rut.

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Flat Out Fishing – Locating Active Daytime Fishing Holes

Locating Active Daytime Biters Fish are very light sensitive critters, you would be to if you didn’t have eyelids! As a result they instinctively seek the deepest water available during the brightest periods of the day. Shallow water anglers should take a ...

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