Category: Bonefish Mind

  • Thomas McGuane and Bonefish from Sports Illustrated, 1972

    Here is a story by Thomas McGuane from 1972. It’s an oldie but a goodie.  This one is for bonefish what the Longest Silence is for Permit.   He really captures bonefishing in the Keys. I  like his thoughts on the mind of the fisherman who takes to the flats after bonefish, the impact of the […]

  • Think like a bonefish

    Recently, I fished Hawaii again, chasing bones the size of the ships pulling into Pearl Harbor.   I fished a tan Ververka’s Mantis Shrimp the whole time, and contrary to popular practice there, I fished in close to the shore on the incoming and high tides.  All the other fishermen fished midway or out on […]