Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "trout" Tag

Alaska: The good news is we saved 70 salmon and trout streams

The Tongass is the nation’s largest National Forest, producing hundreds of millions of wild salmon each year that support commercial and sport fishing industries [...]

December 16, 2016 Alaska, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Conehead Black Deer Hair Sculpin

This black sculpin cone head streamer is a great imitation of a common food source for trout in the rivers out west. Big trout seek these dark minnows and eat them on sight. [...]

December 8, 2016 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Reminder: 2016 WNC Fly Fishing Expo December 2 & 3

If you have been, you will be there again this year. If you have never been, you need to go this year. Folks just like you will be there. Go, you'll never regret it [...]

November 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Reminder, Slide

Destination: Trout season over? Not in the Southern Appalachians

If a trip to Argentina, Chile or New Zealand are not in your budget. Try big trout late fall and early winter in the South. The fly fishing can be awesome. Guiding is superb [...]

November 7, 2016 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Shops: In the South, do all roads lead to Atlanta?

Visiting fly shops is a 'fix' for me. But fly shop visiting offers a lot of advantages, where to fish, guides, what is biting on what now, and always equipment "deals" [...]

October 12, 2016 Fly Shops, RECENT, Slide

Destinations: Make mine Alaska. In the fall it’s big, hungry trout

Watching good videos never seem to get old. The best are teases that make us think of being in the moment of now - get up and go do something - like go fishing [...]

October 11, 2016 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

News: Mining interests like Montana’s soft on reality extraction laws

If you have no idea what acid mine drainage can do to a river's inhabitants, think DOA. Can a river restore itself? Sure, but can you wait a few thousand fishless years? [...]

August 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Damn Dams: Restoring 140 miles of Connecticut River tributaries seen as positive

Seven small dam removal projects open up 140 miles of Eastern brook trout spawning habitat in New Hampshire and Vermont. Most see events as positive [...]

August 19, 2016 Damn Dams, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature Story: Crayfish are aquatic catnip, tie one on

The body of the crayfish is covered by a two-part exoskeleton made of chitin. Chitin has a high % of calcium, fingernail-like. For a crayfish to grow, it must shed its exoskeleton and then re-grow a new and larger one [...]

August 17, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Profile: Henry Cowen, Georgia, and carpin’ on his mind

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 [...]

July 19, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Profile, Slide