Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "trout" Tag

Profile: Henry Cowen, Georgia carpin’

Fly fishing for carp has long past new rage animal to cast to, but there are still many pages to be learned about this fish that is more like a redfish than bonefish [...]

November 22, 2017 Fly Fishing, Profile, RECENT, Slide

The Less Mess Morrish Mouse

This fly pattern, Less Mess Morrish Mouse as tied by Tim Flagler, has relatives for sure, but Flagler’s version is so simple to tie, and it caught trout and bass, so far [...]

November 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

A fishing story. Me and Daisey

Fishing a private section of a river or stream full of trout or salmon is a rarity in the U. S. More European. Let's not go backward and call privatizing public lands and waterways as being Great Again [...]

October 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Trending in the fly shop near you

No matter the current trend in fly rods, your local fly shop is the best resource. There, you can cast rods and get an authoritative opinion. A local guide is another good source [...]

September 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Rio Products: Top of the lake with Simon

Filmed on beautiful Hebgen lake in Montana, Simon Gawesworth teaches anglers to successfully dry fly fish on a lake. [...]

September 7, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Opinion: The importance of being hook earnest

The hookup percentage was slightly better with J hooks, but J hooks were more prone to being short stuck or thrown. [...]

September 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A conversation with an artist, Jim Wiley

Jim began his art career at age 65... and think you’re too old to learn to tie flies, wade the flats, fly fish a mountain stream, get wet? [...]

August 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Video: RIO’s Russ Miller on fishing streamers from the bank

Russ's tips and great information take the mystery out of this increasingly popular style of river fishing. [...]

August 15, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Juxtaposed: Brooklyn and Bozeman

The importance of personal relationships and the specific necessity of time spent not fishing is all about appreciating the time spent fishing [...]

August 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Articulated Gonga Streamer

The articulated Gonga Streamer is part wooly bugger, part muddler and sports two hooks. Think large brown trout hugging the banks during high water. [...]

June 6, 2017 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide