Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Tarpon" Tag

Setting the hook is a major skill set

After decades of presenting a fly that entices, fools, hooks, catches fish of many an alias, it's losing nice fish that makes a more lasting impression. [...]

February 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, 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

Destinations: Crooked and Acklins islands

Crooked and Acklins in the Bahamas is the best bonefish destination in the world and maybe the best possible Bahamian destination for both tarpon and permit [...]

November 28, 2017 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

IGFA: Playing by the rules

A good angler, using a light tippet, knows they must catch quickly because of predation. Also important are proper handling and a timely release. [...]

November 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: The world of the flats at your doorstep

The scope of this BTT symposium cannot be overstated. Experts in every discipline with regard to "FLATS" fisheries will be in attendance. It makes a world of difference being informed [...]

October 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Jungle tapum, pickup truck size poons

With everyone looking for the next best, especially when it comes to tarpon, Nicaragua and Honduras might lead the list of next "Best Bets." [...]

September 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

RIO’s new DirectCore Flats Pro fly line

In addition to the new core, this line features RIO’s SureFire technology, which has been used in RIO’s freshwater fly lines in the past. [...]

August 3, 2017 Gear Review, RECENT, Slide

Catch Limits – Doing the right thing

Healthy forage fish populations lead to a greater abundance of everything, which results in full hotels, packed restaurants, and busy tackle shops. [...]

July 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

This is doable, Nicaragua

The last affordable frontiers to fish for big tarpon are in Latin American. Those destinations include Mexico's Yucatan and the East Coast of Mexico [...]

July 7, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Is fly fishing Cuba already history?

The Treasury Dep. licenses Cuba travel - under the new rules, a "traveler's schedule of activities must not include free time or recreation in excess." Got That [...]

June 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide