Fly fishing for inshore saltwater species has become very popular along the South Atlantic and Gulf coasts in recent years. Most of the activity centers on species such as bonefish, redfish, seatrout, snook and tarpon.
There are, however, a number of other fish that often are hooked while pursuing the glamour species and can also be targeted. In fact, most saltwater fish can be taken with a fly under certain conditions.
Let's have a look a five that turn up regularly on the end of fly-casters lines, but upon which few anglers focus. Any of these can provide great sport on light fly-casting gear and often are found very near shore.