California Corbina on the Fly
Fly Fisher, Guide, Writer, Photographer
Al Quattrocchi has been fly fishing for corbina on the southern shores of California for many years. He's obsessed with the fish and the challenge to catch them. Some say it's one of the hardest fish to catch on the fly, even harder than permit. Join us and learn about this incredible fish and how to hook up with them on the fly.
Just a few of the questions asked and answered during the interview:
- How were you first introduced to corbina?
- What are the history, characteristics, and size?
- Where are corbina found?
- When is the best time of year to target them?
- What type of habitat do corbina prefer?
- What is their behavior like?
- What do corbina eat?
- What signs do you look for to find them?
- What weight fly rod do you use?
- Do you use floating, intermediate or sinking lines?
- What flies work best for corbina?
- Do you do more sight fishing or blind casting?
- What is the best way to present your fly?
- What are some of the mistakes fly fishers make when casting to corbina?
- What's the best way to land and handle a corbina?
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Essential Flies for Yellowstone
Fly Fisher/Guide/Fly Tier/Writer
Paul Weamer is a professional fly tier and licensed fishing guide in Yellowstone National Park. He considers Yellowstone as his home waters and has spent many years fishing them. Join us to explore the essential flies you need and how to effectively fish them in Yellowstone’s streams, rivers and lakes.
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