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On the bus home after our meeting, unfurled and exhausted, I met an ex-commercial fisherman—

“to know something you have to fight it…

…To fish for albacore tuna, you stand with a rod braced against your chest and facing the sea. 545 more words


So Cal. Albacore (Part 2)

By Nick Curcione, TFO Advisory Staff

Here is the second part of an article published last week by TFO Advisory Staffer Nick Curcione.

Similar to pursuing billfish on fly, fly rodding albacore requires teamwork. 960 more words


So Cal. Albacore (Part 1)

By Nick Curcione, TFO Advisory Staff

If the conditions are right, and they swim to within range of the sport boat fleet, a seasonal affliction, locally referred to as “albie fever,” suddenly seizes a sizable number of Southern Calif., saltwater anglers. 620 more words


Vendors Part 7: Brooms, Plastics Etc.

Once a week this man comes by selling brooms (escoba) along with plastic laundry baskets and other assorted plastics.

He just giggled like a little kid when I asked him if I could take his picture.  60 more words


Going with the flow in Florida

I’m not sure what I was thinking. I booked a trip to Florida to attend the International Fly Tackle Dealer Show, and I added three days in Florida at the start of the trip to get out on the Atlantic salt. 893 more words


Video: Redfish to Albacore on the Fly at Harkers Island, North Carolina

Harkers 2015 from Outer Banks Fly Fishing on Vimeo.

The team at Outer Banks Fly Fishing seem to always be having offshore fun everywhere from North Carolina to Central America. 35 more words


Creature Feature: Albacore Tuna

Albacore tuna range worldwide in temperate seas, and may be found coastwide off California at different times of the year. It is most frequently found in the upper layers of ocean waters, but will occasionally explore deeper, colder water in search of prey. 281 more words