Fly Fishing for False Albacore – Cape Lookout, NC

I’ve read about and dreamed about fishing Cape Lookout for about as long as I’ve been fly fishing.  After many years of virtual spectating, I booked a trip with Captain Sarah Gardner.  Sarah is fly fishing royalty.  She and her husband, Brian Horsley, have been in the fly fishing game for a long time, and…

Eight Rules for Fighting Big Fish on Fly

This article could easily be named “How to avoid breaking a fishing rod and pissing off your guide”.  Most fishermen do not run into fish with that kind of power on a regular basis, unless they are fishing in Florida, or for blue water fish (pelagics like tuna and marlin).  The average bass or trout…