Fly Life Magazine

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South reservoir essential to Florida Bay’s health and the Keys economy

Florida Bay now gets just one-third of the fresh water that once naturally flowed south from Lake Okeechobee through the River of Grass, past the mangrove forests and into the bay. [...]

March 22, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Video: Fly fishing for blue sharks off the coast of San Diego

Follow Dan the Fisher as he heads out on the water in San Diego to tangle with high energy blue sharks. "One of the wildest experiences we have ever had on the water." [...]

March 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

The best flies for winter fishing

If you head out to our local waters to fish in the coming weeks, be sure your fly box is well stocked with the following patterns to avoid common pitfalls. [...]

March 20, 2017 News, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips and Tactics: Fly fishing offshore weed lines

It’s pretty hard to beat the heart-pounding, excitement you feel when you find what you’re looking for in a sargassum weed line and all hell breaks loose. [...]

March 17, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

The man who changed fly fishing forever

His first reels established Hungarian immigrant, Ted Juracsik, as one of the pioneers of a new era of big-game fishing along with luminaries such as Pate, Kreh and Pallot. [...]

March 17, 2017 Gear, RECENT, Slide

Rio Marié peacock bass pursuits from The Fly Shop

Filmed by John Sherman on a tributary of the Amazon, The Rio Marie', "the home to the largest population of trophy peacock bass ever discovered." [...]

March 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

You can fly fish yourself to better mental health

Fly fishing is a great (and free!) way to soak up some additional vitamin D. Just 20 minutes fly fishing can rev you up as much as a cup of coffee [...]

March 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Another killer, easy to tie mop fly that “catches”

To tie mop flies by the box full, go to Wall Mart's car cleaning accessories section and get a hundred year supply of mop noodles for under $10 [...]

March 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Women anglers favorably impacting outdoor life

Female anglers are now as much a 25% of all anglers... according to ASA sources. Their conservation contributions outweigh that percentage [...]

March 8, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Deerfield River TU to measure economic impact of fly fishing

By Mary Serreze for Mass Live DEERFIELD — Anglers travel from far and wide to cast into the waters of the Deerfield River and its many cold water tributaries. When sportsmen and women visit the region, they buy restaurant meals, [...]

March 7, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide