Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Tarpon" Tag

Video: Silver Lining – Will Benson and crew send an important message…

Captains like Will Benson, among others, make a bullet proof case for the important balance that needs to exist between tourism and protecting marine resources. Dig it... [...]

April 19, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Feature: Part 3 of 3 – Andy Mill on “Feeding the Animal”

In this story on advanced fly fishing for adult tarpon, we’ll continue to draw on Andy Mill's hard earned knowledge. [...]

April 6, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Spot

Feature: Part 2 of 3 – Andy Mill on “Feeding the Animal”

Andy Mill knows as much about tarpon catching as anyone dead or alive. Read the second segment of this most important chapter from his book. [...]

April 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Slide, Tips & Tactics

BTT: Conservation Captain of the Month is Dave Denkert

Capt. Dave Denkert is a tournament champion fly fisher headquartered in Islamorada, FL who fishes the length of the Florida Keys. [...]

March 29, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Bonefish Aquafarming? Could this be the ticket to aplenty?

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT), established in 1998, has been working with organizations, anglers, guides, scientists and companies worldwide to understand 'Spookus easyus' [...]

March 16, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Slide

Gear: A Reel For All Seasons- Award winning 3TAND TF-70 “just does it”

It is not just about the economical price point. It is the quality of build, stopping performance, sealed drag, durability and handsome design that truly impress. [...]

March 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Casting for distance. What is the point?

While the fly fishing industry rod makers and line manufacturers fixate on casting for distance, a cadre of guides and industry aficionados voice opinions to the contrary. [...]

February 1, 2016 Opinion, RECENT, Slide

Fly Tying: EP Whitebait Fly – versatility and simplicity.

With tying materials readied, an amateur tyer could probably tie this EP style White Bait Fly every couple of minutes. On a tube a little longer, but not much. This fly swims better tied on a tube [...]

December 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Feature Story: Packing to go bonefishing? Don’t forget…

As much as I have traveled, and as much time I put into planing, I do not think I have ever said: I have thought of everything. There is always something I missed [...]

December 22, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: Crystal Flash Shrimp – easy to tie and oft eaten

Shrimp patterns are always a good choice for flats animals. This John Carpenter Crystal Flash Shrimp is easy to tie and also works really well tied as a "tube" fly [...]

December 10, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos