How To Fly Fish For Bonefish

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This episode of RIO's "How To" series is shot on the incredible flats of Cayo Largo in Cuba. In this video Simon Gawesworth explains how to fish for bonefish from a flats boat and talks about some key tips to help your day on the water. Simon runs through getting into the "ready position" so you have less chance of blowing that first cast because you are not prepared, and also how to retrieve the line to make sure your have the best chance of setting the hook on a bonefish eat. In addition,

Simon explains the things to look for when out on a flat to know where these "ghost of the flat" are swimming. Finally, Simon offers up some great tips for playing a bonefish to ensure you know exactly what to do when you actually hook one.

This episode is full of great tips for the bonefish angler and will be particularly useful to anyone going on their first bonefish trip, or for anyone not fully experienced on the flats.

RIO's "How To" videos are a series of short films that explain all you need to know to learn a particular way to fish, or cast. Where applicable, each film talks through the gear that you need, shows how to rig the gear, how to read the water, and how to fish that particular technique. These educational films are packed with information and top tips designed to improve the knowledge and skill level of all fly fishers. Each one is bought to you by a RIO employee or a RIO brand ambassador.