Fly Fishing the Everglades and West Palm Beach

After a long break from fishing, I kicked off my 2019 saltwater “campaign” with a trip to Florida.  It would be a quick trip:  Two days in Naples fishing the 10,000 Islands National Wildlife Refuge and the Everglades, and one day in West Palm Beach fly fishing for spinner sharks. The weather could not have…

Spinner Sharks Galore

Seems the guys at Redington tried to make a sweet video of fly fishing for West Palm Spinners.  Unfortunately it seems the sharks weren’t cooperative (probably because they were making sweet, sweet shark love).  Reminds me how fortunate I was a few weeks ago to find a couple sharks that were down to eat! Nonetheless…

Spinner Sharks and Jacks on the Treasure Coast

February in South Florida.  The pale-skinned snowbirds arrive at PBI, flocks of gangly-legged people wearing Bermuda shorts and Tommy Bahama shirts, loudly demanding a Mercedes-Benz from their car rental company when only two Ford Fusions are left (true story, and because, as the elderly husband said, “My wife appreciates a nice car”).  But winter in…