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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

Feature: The (Shrinking) Giant Tarpon Fly

If you fish for giant tarpon on fly in the Florida Keys, do you find that the fish seem to get a little smarter and a little tougher to feed every year? Do you find that a fly that worked [...]

May 17, 2012 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Flies, RECENT, Slide

News: Miami BTT Collaborative, Snook and Tournaments

BTT and University of Miami Collaborate for Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit Research Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and the University of Miami have joined together to raise funds for flats angling’s “Big Three.” This partnership will fund the Tarpon and Bonefish Research Center, [...]

April 29, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

Tips & Tactics: Choosing a Saltwater Fly Line

Before I worked at the Fly Shop of Ft. Lauderdale, I'd traveled the world angling for everything from grayling to salmon to sailfish and peacocks on a fly - and pretty much thought I knew a lot, and I [...]

April 29, 2012 RECENT, Tips & Tactics

Letters to the Editor

Any thoughts and suggestions from readers are welcome. We want to hear from you so drop us a note at info@flylifemagazine.com! [...]

April 29, 2012 News, RECENT

Tips & Tactics: The Albert Godart Casting Method

We’ve all been down this road; whacking ourselves in the head and back with a fly when it’s windy and especially when we’re using weighted flies. Slow to learn, I finally decided enough was enough. One day, more than a [...]

April 28, 2012 RECENT, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Kings of the South

In Southeast Florida, there's something about a spring morning that fisherman just love. The cold fronts have passed, the wind has settled and the Atlantic Ocean in South Florida turns from cobalt blue to turquoise. Spring and summer for some [...]

April 28, 2012 Destinations, Flies, RECENT, Tips & Tactics

Uncategorized: It’s for the birds

By Curtis Morgan / Miami Herald Over the last few years, staff members at Everglades National Park have experimented with ways to scare off flocks of vandals that lurk in parking lots every winter, sporadically defacing cars, trucks and boat [...]

January 2, 2012 News, RECENT, Spot, Uncategorized