Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Offshore" Tag

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

Top Gun: Catching the incredible sailfish on a fly

An obsession to pursue and conquer a monster of the depths regardless of the consequences to one’s bank account, career and family life. [...]

December 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Top Gun

Fish Facts: Is the dolphinfish the perfect game fish?

The best resource we have found for “fishing" for the dolphinfish is Capt. Jim Sharpe’s book titled Dolphin: The Perfect Gamefish [...]

August 10, 2016 RECENT, Slide

Advice: A chum slick can bring suspects of many a stripe

Offshore, chumming brings suspected and unsuspected visitors, but there is one sure thing - sharks will soon be the "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." Flies are subject to quick rejection for tastelessness and texture [...]

June 9, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide

Boating: Boating myths vs. safe practice…

Shallower than the oceans, lakes have waves that are steeper and closer together. Waves are reflected, bouncing off opposing shores and amplifying other waves, often twice the height of those produced by the wind alone [...]

June 9, 2015 Boating, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: What a wahoo day of fly fishing it was

There was a rush of confidence - wahoo wouldn’t be far behind the albies, or more likely, they were under the school... [...]

April 23, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: Acanthocybium solanderi – wahoo, speed merchant

Wahoo have been recorded swimming at speeds of up to 47 miles per hour in short bursts, allowing quick capture of prey species. [...]

April 23, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Tips & Tactics: Tips for live chumming

While the technique itself is fairly-straightforward, anglers should be aware of several requirements, including, size of pattern and strip speed. [...]

October 24, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Mahi on the fly

Dolphin fish can motor at 50 MPH and leap to catch their favorite prey, flying fish. A dolphin on a fly generates more acrobatics than with other tackle. [...]

May 23, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Seychelles: A look back at the trip of a lifetime (Pt. 1)

The long hours of travel and jet-lag were gone from my thoughts. We were in IT and we had five and half more days... [...]

January 24, 2013 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot