Keep in mind that good bites rarely last through an entire tide. You may show up and do nothing for two hours and assume you picked a bad night. You may have picked a great one but you’re not in the right tide window yet, or you missed it. On the quarter moons, when current speeds are the weakest of the month, its not uncommon for the best bite to occur in… Read More

Joe Cordiero ties a Single-Wing Flatwing pattern that’s a perfect prey imitation. See him tie a multi feather version here. Fly Tying is not just a hobby for this man it is a passion. Joe Cordeiro has been tying flies for over 25 years. The past 10 years focusing on teaching, presenting at shows and marketing salt water flies. Joe has been fishing his entire life growing up near Cape Cod. Fly-fishing… Read More

She came from Providence, the one in Rhode Island Where the old world shadows hang heavy in the air She packed her hopes and dreams like a refugee, Just as her father came across the sea She heard about a place people were smilin’, They spoke about the red man’s way, how they loved the land And they came from everywhere to the Great Divide Seeking a place to stand or a… Read More

  In life, the visible surface of the Sperm Whale is not the least among the many marvels he presents. Almost invariably it is all over obliquely crossed and re-crossed with numberless straight marks in thick array, something like those in the finest Italian line engravings. But these marks do not seem to be impressed upon the isinglass substance above mentioned, but seem to be seen through it, as if they were… Read More

A passion driven existence

Angling for Sea Trout on the Irish coast… Legislation regarding sea trout in Ireland In the sea the season extends from January 1st to October 12th. If fishing in a specific river estuary, then the close season for that particular river will apply. A number of fishery estuaries are closed or fished on a catch & release basis for sea trout of 40cm or over. Anglers fishing for sea trout must make… Read More