Chapter Twelve: Offshore/Near-Shore Fly Fishing


Offshore-Saltwater-reflectionNothing is more exotic than using a fly rod miles from shore, for fish like striped bass, bluefish, dorado, and even sailfish. Big rods, big flies, fast-moving fish, and hard battles epitomize this kind of fly fishing, and the thrill of a school of fish busting into a pod of bait is always on the horizon.

Learn how to hook and play big game fish and some special tricks for retrieving the fly. You'll discover the secrets of fly fishing with sinking lines, one of the strongest knots for attaching a fly to your leader, and advanced techniques for perfecting your double haul.

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