Sailing Key West

The day after fishing the reef, the weather forecast took a turn for the worse.  15-20 knot winds put an end to visions of running out for Mahi in a small boat.  Instead, we took my buddy’s house/boat out – a 35′ catamaran affectionately called the “Bay Cat” – as far as the Gulfstream.  Out…

DIY Fly Fishing for Dolphin

Spring and Summer in the Florida Keys is about dolphin fishing.  Sure…you can lobster, or fly fish for bonefish, tarpon, and permit on the flats, but spending a day chasing dolphin with a fly rod is the real deal.  And there is no fish that combines beauty, gameness, and flavor like these fish. Step #1: …