Fly Life Magazine
Announcements

Browsing the "techniques" Tag

Industry News: IGFA’s Kramer to step down

IGFA President Rob Kramer is stepping down and Nehl Horton will be installed as the new president on September 1 [...]

August 28, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Kebari – Can one fly pattern catch forever?

In ancient Japan, fishermen in isolated mountain villages tied their own “one fly pattern” and it was used because it worked over and over. [...]

August 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tim Flagler goes Zonkers

The CLZ fly is warfare durable, easily diversified (color, size), tube tied friendly, and easy to tie. [...]

August 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Fur Ant: When catchin’ is on your mind

The Fur Ant may well be the “Rodney Dangerfield” of flies, but when tied small and fished right it’s one of the deadliest fly patterns ever devised. [...]

August 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Oregon Steelhead on verge of extinction

“We are at a point where any more delays in the Willamette may condemn this run to extinction. We need to act now or extinction may be our legacy.” [...]

August 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Turn Up The Air Conditioning, Please

The report: steelhead were keying on coarse substrate, abundant shade and favored long pools over short ones [...]

August 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Are you fishing at the best times?

John Knight, reseacher/angler postulated (1926) his theory on lunar effects on 200 record catches - 90% of them made during the New Moon [...]

August 15, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Innovation yields Inflatable Coolers and Luminoodles

Sometimes gear is only important to gear heads and not practical for fly fishers, but these two items, an inflatable cooler and lighting rope are versatile keepers. [...]

August 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Tying thread tricks, easy organizer

Sometimes, we chuckle at manufacturers gaffs, and sometimes we have to chuckle at how smart we are as regular Joe's and Jane's [...]

August 10, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Many modern glass fly rods do for you what graphite cannot

Rediscovering fiberglass fly rods is like thinking something tastes like castor oil but it really tastes like ice cream [...]

August 9, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide