Fly Life Magazine

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Why are shark flies orange or orange?

Shark fishing, catch and release, has been popular in South Florida for decades. Spinner sharks along the Atlantic coast of South Florida are winter regulars [...]

May 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: IGFA Presidential search to get underway

In sports fishing, there are rules and records. Founder Michael Lerner and Vice President Ernest Hemingway launched the IGFA. It has flourished under Rob Kramer. [...]

April 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

White bass, the under-rated fly fishing target

White bass are active early spring spawners. Schools of males migrate upstream to spawning areas as much as a month before females. [...]

March 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: 18th Annual IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame

The world is our fishery and the 2016 Class of IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees represents us all. This year's esteemed group of anglers is interesting and diverse. [...]

September 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

Feature Story: Start carping, they’re playing in water near you

Carp spend an inordinate amount of time foraging and seem to be perpetually hungry. Carp are not the selective feeders that some would have you believe. [...]

June 7, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature Story: To many fly anglers it is only ‘fishing’ if the IGFA rigging rules are in play

Although many complain about the rigorous rules of engagement imposed on fly anglers when it comes to many species. Others look at the rigging rule hardships as challenges to be overcome, especially so for the select club of offshore anglers [...]

May 23, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Game Fish: Cobia, a hard hitting, and delicious quarry

Cobia particularly like buoys, pilings, wrecks, anchored boats, weed lines and flotsam ... sometimes congregating around these objects in schools. [...]

May 19, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fish Facts: A quilted collection of scientific facts about fish strangeness

Relative to our knowledge of the land around us, science knows very little about the environs of 71% of the earth's spatial makeup; its oceans. [...]

April 20, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Industry News: This week, the IGFA will host FL Council of IFFF

$25 allows you to come both days - Fri and Sat, Oct. 23-24, and includes the Friday evening reception and registration for any special programs. Clinics for everyone, including new classes and clinics for women and teens [...]

October 19, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

News: Florida International Federation of Fly Fishers EXPO 2015

If you are a fly fisher of any age, or even if you are just a beginner, you will love your time at our Expo, and learn first-hand from some of the most accomplished fishers and fishing guides in the [...]

September 8, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide