Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "rainbow trout" Tag

Merlin, my Appalachian magician

Merlin has a sticker on his 1993 Ford pickup that reads; I’d rather be at work. Probably the only guy in the world that means it [...]

August 1, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: With passion, Umpqua Feather Merchants turns 45

Umpqua is collaborating with Trout Unlimited and the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska to raise $45,000 to help conserve and restore key salmon and trout habitat [...]

February 3, 2017 Industry News, RECENT, scroll

Of Interest: Clearing up Oncorhynchus mykiss as bows and steelies

When it comes to science, politicians sometimes find the truth a job threatening inconvenience. When pressured, they always seem to choose what is convenient for their reelection [...]

October 17, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: A mountain stream, leased water, fly fishing and good writing

John Gierach's voice is the language of fly fishing. This story is about leased high meadow Colorado trout water. And Gierach puts the reader right next to him [...]

October 3, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: My last trip to Alaska with Jim. It was a doozy

My last trip to Alaska was more than a few years ago and a great exercise in precisely how not to do it, but the fishing was as awesome as the "lodge" was gruesome [...]

March 22, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Another way of looking at streamer fly fishing

Kelly Galloup explains how to build short, effective leaders for fishing articulated streamers while using a full sinking 200-250 grain fly line. [...]

February 4, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Feature Story: New trout water teaching an old dog new tricks…

When fishing terrestrials you don not have to present as if it where a hatch pattern. A beetle, or any bug that falls into the water, is going to do so with decidedly noisy plop and alert all fish [...]

November 24, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Fly Fishing: Swinging for steelies in the NC mountains? You bet

Jason Cole, Hooker Fly Shop in Sylva, North Carolina says that some years the steelhead will be present in December. He added it is all about the water levels [...]

October 21, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Video: Where is gin clear water really from?

Sometimes a video captures what we all dream about. This one captures just that. If you haven't yet been to New Zealand and fished it, you haven't yet lived [...]

July 2, 2015 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Industry News: The Lodge at Palisades Creek is a winner

The Lodge is situated along the tail waters of the Palisades Creek and the Snake River’s South Fork, an area that Orvis representatives argue is the “finest dry-fly fishing river in all of North America.” [...]

September 16, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide