Video: The 5wt Chronicles: Into The Backcountry (S1:E1)

Here's the first episode of the killer new series from Estrada Art Films. Eric and the guys search throughout Florida for untouched backwater estuaries and areas that have been or are. . .

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Photos: Florida Snook and Egrets with the Chairman

Written by: Leigh Perkins, Orvis Chairman of the Board

Orvis Charmain of the Board Leigh Perkins poses with a fine snook and biologist Pete Frezza. All photos courtesy Leigh Perkins
We traveled to the Everglades last November with Capt. Rick Ruoff, Capt. "Cap" and JoAnn Cappelletti, and Pete Frezza, who is a marine biologist and Audubon employee who. . .

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Fish Facts: Common Snook (Centropomus undecimalis)

Catching a really large snook is a bucket-list item for many saltwater anglers. Photo via Livit Films
The most abundant of the twelve snook species, the common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) is prized by anglers for its aggressive strikes and go-for-broke fighting style. You can target. . .

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