Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "fly shops" Tag

What is underhand casting?

If you Google Spey casting, you’ll get swamped with a whole new dictionary of terms for casting. But they are all water tension casts and easy to learn [...]

June 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Choosing the right fly rod goes beyond a wiggle…

Instead of appearing in any way, shape or form to be the ass in the story depicted here, let Kelly Gallup walk you through the process of choosing the right fly rod. [...]

April 17, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: Make mine worms said the fishes

Worms come in as many lengths, shapes, thicknesses - segmented or tubular - as you could imagine. One thing, fish eat them without reservation [...]

February 3, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Rod Review: Reilly Rod Crafters’ Chuck Kraft Series #5

The luxury of this five is that it fishes all day comfortably... if you let the rod do its job. You can learn on this rod and you will not retire it once you become competent. [...]

January 9, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Rod Review, Slide

Christmas: Junior’s fly rod outfit is under the tree. Now what?

This helpful video will get you and your kids taking advantage of that new fly rod outfit in short order and all but guarantee a second and third outing. [...]

December 16, 2016 Christmas, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tenkara: How to be good at fly fishing – right now

The development of tenkara’s historic journey to today’s near perfection has been a remarkable transfer of information via verbal communication - over centuries. [...]

October 25, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Tenkara

Fly Shops: In the South, do all roads lead to Atlanta?

Visiting fly shops is a 'fix' for me. But fly shop visiting offers a lot of advantages, where to fish, guides, what is biting on what now, and always equipment "deals" [...]

October 12, 2016 Fly Shops, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Big box stores are nice, but make mine a local fly shop

Fishing and fly fishing, in particular, takes a lot of getting to know the territory so local knowledge, usually held by guides and fly shops are essential success ingredients [...]

June 24, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

Gear Review: Finding a pair of waist waders that stay “UP”

Zack Mathews: "Redington’s new Sonicdry wader is a lot better cut than any previous waist high wader, and it also has some very smart clasping innovations. I think it’s the very best waist high wader made to date." [...]

March 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Thinking out of the box when spooling fly reels.

Loading a reel with backing, fly line and loop connected butt is easy. Fly shops have machines that do that, but the do not always make it all tightly fit on the reel just right [...]

June 11, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics