Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "brown trout" Tag

Merlin, my Appalachian magician

Merlin has a sticker on his 1993 Ford pickup that reads; I’d rather be at work. Probably the only guy in the world that means it [...]

August 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Brown Trout Are Predictable

Brown trout have home boy instinct built in. If you missed that double-digit lady in "that" pool yesterday, she'll be there today [...]

June 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: A mountain stream, leased water, fly fishing and good writing

John Gierach's voice is the language of fly fishing. This story is about leased high meadow Colorado trout water. And Gierach puts the reader right next to him [...]

October 3, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Tandem hook flies will lead to more hooked browns this Fall

If your neck of the woods holds browns, wait until the weather turns and try a tandem streamer. In most destinations, they lead to more hookups. [...]

September 9, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Another way of looking at streamer fly fishing

Kelly Galloup explains how to build short, effective leaders for fishing articulated streamers while using a full sinking 200-250 grain fly line. [...]

February 4, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature Story: New trout water teaching an old dog new tricks…

When fishing terrestrials you don not have to present as if it where a hatch pattern. A beetle, or any bug that falls into the water, is going to do so with decidedly noisy plop and alert all fish [...]

November 24, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Video: Where is gin clear water really from?

Sometimes a video captures what we all dream about. This one captures just that. If you haven't yet been to New Zealand and fished it, you haven't yet lived [...]

July 2, 2015 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Of Interest: Outgoing trout more easily caught

The more active the brown trout were to explore new environments in the behavioral test, the more vulnerable they were to fishing. The differences discovered especially in the exploratory behavior of the fish [...]

November 12, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: The Lodge at Palisades Creek is a winner

The Lodge is situated along the tail waters of the Palisades Creek and the Snake River’s South Fork, an area that Orvis representatives argue is the “finest dry-fly fishing river in all of North America.” [...]

September 16, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Feature Stories: Western Pennsylvania kiss and tell

The magic of this little known fishery is the potential to tangle with two foot long browns and the possibility of something in the 30’ inch range. [...]

April 10, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide