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Backcountry Golden Dorado

Hiking the Argentinian jungle in search of an extraordinary fish with amazing people. This is the Río Dorado BY JOHN SADUSKY, Images by John Sadusky and Jose Caparros My favorite fishing destinations will make me feel slightly uncomfortable. Places that I hide the money I carry with me in two different locations—maybe a third somewhere…

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Fly Tying:The CDC Stickleback

Stickleback provide an abundant food source for seatrout throughout most of the year – particularly in the fjords and in brackish coastal regions. Stickleback are also a prevalent source of protein for lots of brown trout in small lakes and slow-flowing rivers. As a result, it always pays off to have a few good stickleback…

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Divine Providence

Providence.  The far western Seychelles.  As remote as it gets. 438 miles south-west of the capital, Mahe and about a million miles from anywhere. This wild and stunningly beautiful atoll was first discovered in 1501 by Portuguese explorer Joao da Nova, and it is just about as pristine now as it was five hundred long year…

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Wiggle Sandeel

Seatrout generally love big protein-rich prey items so, when targeting them, you shouldn’t be afraid of using big flies. Especially from late spring throughout the summer months and well into fall, seatrout feed ferociously on prey fish such as herring, sprattus, gobius, stickleback and sandeel. And the latter are typically found along relatively shallow coastal…

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Tropical Escapism in the Indian Ocean

Imagine a remote atoll delimited by pearly-white, palm-strewn beaches; a secluded and wondrous getaway surrounded by flickering azure blue water and set amidst a seemingly endless excess of alluring flats bathed in warm sunlight. Now, add to that a vast number of powerful fish species randomly revealing their ghost-like shadows along the edges of these…

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Seatrout on Streamers

There are plenty of prey items along the coastal shores and – not least – plenty of flies that imitate them effectively. At certain times of the year, gobius are among the most prevalent prey items – and, at the same time, one of the seatrout’s most favoured. Here’s a simple but proven neo-classic pattern…

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