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The Advantage Of Clear Fly Line

At Monic, we routinely receive phone calls and messages from people telling us how much they like the fly lines. Over time, we tend to create digital friendships with these folks as we become a part of their experience on the waters they fish. One gentleman in particular, of Colombian descent, has been with us for some time now. While I have never met Dr. Gonzalo Vargas in the flesh, his stories and assistance continue to brighten our days.   This morning, I was greeted with several minutes of dictation on a voicemail that chronicled Dr. Vargas’s experience with the largest speckled trout of his fishing career. Here is the story. I retired recently and have had the time to...

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Swamp Guides Ball Fishing Tournament

60+ BOATS PREPARE FOR AN EARLY-MORNING SHOTGUN START FROM LOR-E-LEI RESTAURANT AND MARINA Each year, the dedicated fishing guides of the Florida Keys and their supporters converge to arrange a fishing tournament focused on Bonefish, Redfish, and Snook. Aside from the guaranteed fun that is to be had by all involved, the goal of this event surrounds raising money and awareness for the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association (FKFGA). Established in 1956, the FKFGA has two main goals: 1.) to support fellow guides in time of need, injury, or hardship through the Guides Trust Foundation (GTF); and 2.) to act as stewards and fund the maintenance and longevity of some of the most sensitive fishing grounds in the world, while...

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