Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "saltwater" Tag

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, scientists say

A team of scientists found the decline is affecting all of South Florida and began in 1985, with the lowest catches seen after 1999. [...]

February 15, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Big game fish on a fly – Jake Jordan’s rules

Big game landings on a fly rod that are International Game Fish Association qualified catches would be tarpon and a checklist of billfish, tuna and sharks. [...]

February 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Mayer’s Mini-Leech: a strong swimmer

So far, Landon Mayer's Mini-Leech fly tied on a #14 Czech nymph hook with pine squirrel, and ostrich herl seems irresistible. [...]

January 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: So far, the best leader system has been a hybrid

With no failures, I'm confident that a tapered leader combined with a tippet ring is the strongest, fastest to tie and most versatile system. [...]

October 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO Products Launches Flies 

RIO Products’ Simon Gawesworth, Far Bank Enterprises (Sage, RIO, Redington) didn’t move into the “Flies” business on a two beer whim. They mean it. [...]

July 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Not a great fly tyer or fly fisher? Go Worms! They work

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

June 14, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Lefty Kreh turns 93, but prefers to celebrate his mentor Joe Brooks

Brooks, a Baltimore native who was 24 years older than Kreh, had already set off on a career as an outdoors writer. [...]

February 27, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Destinations: Wild on the fly in Belize

Life is slow here but the fishing action is not. Shallow “flats” patches of ocean that are only shin-deep, run thick with permit. [...]

January 8, 2018 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: AFFTA’s new Marine Resources Program

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association is leading the establishment of a new program focused on the sustainability, conservation and access to U.S. saltwater fisheries. [...]

December 22, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

House approves Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

This is a major step forward in implementing the vision set forth by the Morris-Deal Report for the future of saltwater recreational fishing. [...]

December 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide