Florida Bay

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Make the wind your friend. If you can set up the boat so you have the sun off to the side and use the chop created by the wind and tide to help "cover up" the boat and your cast, you will have a better opportunity to get a good cast off to cruising fish.

Seven-day forecast 

GUSTY EAST FLOW WILL DIMINISHING MID TO LATE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
WEAKENS TO OUR NORTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED EACH DAY, PRIMARILY OVER THE ATLANTIC DURING THE NIGHTS AND MORNINGS, AND LAKE OKEECHOBEE AND THE GULF WATERS DURING THE
AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS AND LOCALLY
HIGHER SEAS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR ANY STORMS.

Conditions 

Its summer! Hot-humid-sweltering heat - bring lots of water, cover up with long billed hat, mask, long sleeved shirt, gloves, and long pant. Bring plenty of sunscreen and apply frequently. Make sure to get the sunscreen off your hands before handling fly line.

Must Have Flies 
Orvis Tarpon Bunny green 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Lefty's Deceiver white/green 1/0/ or2/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Grand Slam Crab tan-brown-green 1-1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Clouser Minnow white/chart 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Tarpon Toad tan-green 1/0 or 2/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Capt. Dave Hunt
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