Tackle and Tactics: Essential Saltwater Fly Fishing Knots There are four essential saltwater fly fishing knots that we teach at the Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing School. These knots are selected due to the ease of tying (even in low light) and usefulness in a variety of...

  "Go To" Flies for False Albacore [embed]https://vimeo.com/138098358[/embed] The late summer and early fall is a special time for saltwater fly rodders in Southern New England. The anticipation and often spotty arrival of bonito and then false albacore have anglers gathering intel and making plans. Bonito typically arrive...

Saltwater Edge Tackle and Tactics: How to Select an Andrus Bucktail by Arden Gardell-Gross [caption id="attachment_2183" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Andrus Jetty Caster[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2187" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Andrus Rip Splitter[/caption] Jetty Caster vs. Rip Splitter One of the most confusing aspects when purchasing an Andrus bucktail jig is the nature of the...

Matching Bait and Tactics The common bait and productive tactics of spring must be rethought as it is now summer. The fishing this spring was notable for its’ late start and significantly colder water temps. Some theorize that the abundant bunker/herring populations resulting from more limited...

Plunging Into The World of Darters by Aubrey Theall   I don't see surfcasters throwing darters very often, but I think I should. Of course if you're a Montauk regular you think I'm nuts. They're enormously popular and hugely productive lures at Montauk. They may outfish all other...

  Top Five Lures for Spring Schoolies From the first holdover bass of March until the bigger bass arrive on the heals of the bigger baits like bunker and squid the striper fisherman is focused on schoolie bass. Here are our Top Five Lures for Schoolie Stripers. First Choice...

[caption id="attachment_542" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Welcome back![/caption] The schoolie bite has begun. At this point it is for winter over fish and confined to backwaters and salt ponds.  Slow deep retrieves are needed and some days the bite can be maddeningly short in duration; but it's impossible...

[caption id="attachment_2707" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Surfcasting is a frequent event topic[/caption] At the Saltwater Edge we host events and education opportunities from bonefish to bluefin. January 2015 Thursday, January 8th - Open Fly Tying Night - Flatwing Night starts at 5:30 Thursday, January 22nd - Open Fly Tying Night - Southern Flats...

"Guide Tested" Lure Selections Captain Ryan Gluek of Double Haul Anglers has assembled two "Guide Tested" SWE lure selections that are sure to be a hit with the fish and the fisherman. The two current selections are priced at $49.95 and represent a significant savings over...

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