Salt Water

Abel Benefit Reels

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Abel puts reel design thought into helping out fly-fishing causes.

Metal-flake Fly Rods

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What can the new tournament-ready bassin' rods do for us?

Editor's Notes

  • By: Joe Healy
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I grew up on a lake in Central New York, Oneida Lake, known as one of the Northeast's top walleye waters. I took my share of that brand of perch-we always said "pike" in CNY, but walleyes are of the perch family, and calling them pike is similar lazy usage as saying that brookies are trout when

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  • By: Buzz Bryson
Mastering the strip strike is critical if you want to hook certain saltwater species such as tarpon  Try NOT to lift the rod

Mastering the strip-strike, how to recycle your leaders and calculate a fish's weight.

Editor's Notes

  • By: Joe Healy
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I was on the day's 99th cast when I realized how much I missed doing this. As I fired off another hopeful presentation with my 10-weight, I looked up the shoreline to see dolphins surfing through the rolling waves of the Caribbean Sea. Ten minutes earlier, my wife, Robin, had jumped a 150-or-so-pound