Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Fly Tying" Category

News: 3rd Annual “Tie One On Athon” for Project Healing Waters

The 3rd Annual "Tie One On Athon” on Sunday February 24th benefits the Western North Carolina Chapter of Project Healing Waters. [...]

January 30, 2013 Flies, Fly Tying, News, RECENT, Spot

Fly Tying: The Beach Comber by Richard Strolis

We are, once again, happy to feature a fly tied by Richard Strolis. The Beach Comber is simple and effective. [...]

January 15, 2013 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Videos

Fly Tying: CCG Glass Sand Eel by Richard Strolis

This is a simple sand eel recipe that is really really effective and easy to tie. We love the Clear Cure Goo! [...]

December 18, 2012 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Videos

Review: Capt. Derr’s 2012 Wish List for Santa

Wondering what to put on your wish list this year? Here are a some great pieces of gear that caught my eye this year. [...]

November 26, 2012 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Fly Tying: Articulated mullet fly

Fall brings the annual mullet run up the east coast of Florida. Try this new articulated pattern for some fun. With a stinger in the tail it’s hard to get bitten short. [...]

October 31, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Review: How To Get Started In Fly Fishing Without Going Broke, Crazy, Or To Patagonia

by Frederic Thorner With humor, simple illustrations and practical know-how, Thorner cuts through much of the nomenclature and mystique behind this oft misunderstood sport. He leaves few stones unturned in this great introduction to the sport and covers everything from [...]

October 24, 2012 Flies, Fly Tying, RECENT, Spot, Uncategorized

Fly Tying: Don Reed on a surf fly and Bob Clouser’s new snook fly

Snook feeding in the surf are pinching bait against the beach and are along with jacks, ladyfish, and any other bait feeding predators, are blasting through the pods indiscriminately. Any bright flashy fly of the right proportions in the fray [...]

August 24, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide

News: The Fly Shop of Miami, a friendly place to hangout

In the world of fly fishing, shows have diminished in both new product introduction; shops are now seeing new product weeks, if not months ahead of the show and that has cascaded into falling attendance. Some of the other reasons [...]

July 25, 2012 Fly Tying, News, RECENT

Fly Tying: The Green Hornet Tarpon Fly

The Green Hornet Tarpon Fly was designed to take laid up tarpon in the Lower Keys. The fly has just the right amount of motion between strips to keep the fish’s attention and enough flash to attract, but not spook [...]

May 19, 2012 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, RECENT