Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "flats fishing" Tag

Video: Monster GTs in “Strip”

If the point is to make you want to pack your bags, rods and sunscreen and begin a quest to start hunting for GTs, then this film works in spades. [...]

April 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics from the author of A Passion For Permit

Here is a secret weapon of mine: slide a 1/32-ounce worm weight or an even lighter tungsten conehead in front of the loop knot that secures the fly. [...]

April 11, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Coming Soon: Stripers in the skinny water

Soon it will be blissed out peaceful mornings on the flats of Long Island for 2 months of the coolest fishing I have found to date. [...]

April 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Video: Capturing the history of Bahamian bonefish guides

Ghost Stories, a Ken Burns-like historical tribute to the Bahamian guides who essentially invented fly fishing for bonefish, has become invaluable. [...]

March 29, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Breaking News: “I have done all I can to save them from themselves…”

DIY Bahamian bonefishing is in for a big change. However, if you can afford a lodge price you are probably going to be good to go when the regs are formally imposed. [...]

April 26, 2016 Breaking News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature: Springtime in the Northeast means stripers on the flats

I will ply the waters on every tide, wind direction and sun condition and push my skiff here until the water warms too much and the fish go to deeper water. [...]

March 18, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Tips & Tactics: Finally, a way to walk-in fly fish and be ready to cast in seconds

This is a great tip for walk-in fly casting, saltwater flats or other venues that are wade or walk-in. It is one of the best saltwater fly fishing tips we have seen a many years. [...]

January 25, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Gear Review: RIO Saltwater Tropical Intermediate

A guide buddy told me after sticking a few small bass on it on Sunday that he was going to rig all his flat's fishing setups with the Rio Tropical I/I. [...]

May 19, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Conservation: Are we recognizing the value of what we could lose?

Attaching a dollar-value to fisheries and habitat issues should have clout in any forum. But it does not with the current federal, state and local political troglodytes stuck in an unwarranted and unwise ideology [...]

January 13, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Monday Gear Review: A. Jensen Spook Stalker fly rod

The design incorporates light weight (4.1 ounces), a soft tip and a powerful butt amazingly well to give this 9 weight the sensitivity of a much lighter rod [...]

July 28, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide