Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "bonefish" Tag

Bonefish research succeeds – no small step for sportsmen

“We now know that we can indeed get bonefish to spawn in captivity,” said Doctor Jon Shenker with regards to this new research breakthrough. [...]

January 9, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Destinations: Wild on the fly in Belize

Life is slow here but the fishing action is not. Shallow “flats” patches of ocean that are only shin-deep, run thick with permit. [...]

January 8, 2018 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

A lifetime of doing the right thing

Florida’s population is about 20 million people, but they’re controlled by less than a 1,000 people and two politically powerful families. Is it always about money and greed? [...]

January 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Creating weedguards

Weed guards have no sex appeal, but they sure get the job done when called for, like around structures, cover, heavy flats cover and popping a fly off a bank or lily pad [...]

December 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Bonefish 101

Thinking about getting to some warm environs and trying out bonefishing this winter?Here we will explore a few simple pointers that will help tremendously while breaking into this awesome chapter of the sport. [...]

November 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Destinations: Crooked and Acklins islands

Crooked and Acklins in the Bahamas is the best bonefish destination in the world and maybe the best possible Bahamian destination for both tarpon and permit [...]

November 28, 2017 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: The good old Gotcha

The Gotcha is one of the old shrimpy, "crustaciafied" standards that is tried and true and has never gone out of fashion. [...]

November 21, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Bahamas’ flats fishing rules: Yes? No? On? Off?

Come bonefish in The Bahamas? Benjamin Pratt, senior manager, Ministry of Tourism said. "The Bahamas is open for business . . ." [...]

November 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

IGFA: Playing by the rules

A good angler, using a light tippet, knows they must catch quickly because of predation. Also important are proper handling and a timely release. [...]

November 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Angler advantage, knowing what fish see

Many types of schooling fish and most large fish, particularly predators, have large eyes, but it's where they feed that determines the value needs of their vision [...]

November 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide