Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Fly Tying" Tag

Fly Fishing Show gears up for 2018

The Fly Fishing Show of shows brings fly fishing the world around to a big tent near you. Explore all that’s new, good, better and best in angling with a fly. [...]

November 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Reminder: Int. Fly Tying Symposium Nov. 11-12

Attending the International Fly Tying Symposium, held this year in Lancaster, PA, is an opportunity to gain a wealth of invaluable experience in just two days. [...]

November 7, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Less Mess Morrish Mouse

This fly pattern, Less Mess Morrish Mouse as tied by Tim Flagler, has relatives for sure, but Flagler’s version is so simple to tie, and it caught trout and bass, so far [...]

November 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

The tube fly of La Mancha

Keeping fly fishing simple is not a difficult task. Time should be spent casting, not dicking around with minutia we too often get sold [...]

October 23, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Pero introduces Chicone in 3 volumes

Wild River Press' three volumes are the largest collection of tying-instruction books on the subject ever published, written and photographed by master tyer Drew Chicone [...]

October 20, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #10 the Woolly Worm

The simplest fly patterns, especially terrestrials never seem to fail a fly fisher, and patterns like the Wooly Worm are good to go year round [...]

October 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Southeast coastal marshes, redfish and riotus fall fiddlers

Marine researcher and advanced caliber fly fisher, Aaron Adams shares his knowledge about red drum and their favorite fall prey, fiddler crabs, with tying recipe and easy to follow instructions [...]

October 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Fly Tyers weekend in November

At fly tying shows like this one, regional patterns that catch fish get discovered. Many patterns transport well and become your new, secret "killer" pattern - far from its origin [...]

October 16, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: How to avoid being a “googan”

If you can’t cast proficiently, the best thing you can hope to catch on you're close to thousand bucks day is a cold. [...]

October 12, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What is it about Orvis?

No matter the reality of why a cast is well performed or not, like actually being caused by fly line, leader, fly, or angler - it is the fly rod that is always charged with the responsibility for performance [...]

October 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide