Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Virginia" Tag

Grass is back in the Chesapeake, and crabs will follow

This week, Orth and a dozen other scientists published results from years of monitoring seagrass in the Chesapeake. And the news is good. [...]

March 7, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Destinations: Redfish hot spots from Texas to Virginia

Learn where some of the best redfish spots in the Gulf of Mexico and on the Atlantic coast are found and when to be there. [...]

January 31, 2018 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Reminder: VA Fly Fishing & Wine Festival

January 13-14. If you're thinking about getting into fly fishing or you’re a professional guide, this weekend's event will challenge you. [...]

January 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: Menhaden conservation video hits home

Menhaden is the second largest fishery in the US. VA and NJ currently control more than 96% of the coast wide quota while perspectives among state fishery managers are not even close to alignment. [...]

November 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Does the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have tunnel vision?

Atlantic menhaden is essential to the entire Atlantic ecosystem. They eat phytoplankton, keeping the water clear, provide food for striped bass, bluefish, albies, marine mammals, and seabirds [...]

October 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

It turns out it’s not frankenfish

Snakeheads, an import from Asia, most likely dumped in bodies of water from pet store bought fish that grew too big. They're found in MA to FL [...]

May 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Hampden-Sydney College has big fly fishing thoughts

Founded on campus in 1988, the Hampden-Sydney Fly-Fishing Club aims to promote, teach, preserve, and enjoy the sport of fly fishing. [...]

April 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Reminder: Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival

The Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival is celebrating its 17th birthday and you're invited. This show has exploded in popularity because it's just fun [...]

April 3, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Menhaden catch cap eased, pleasing no one

No matter how low fish stocks get, commercial interests will not heed science - they'll plunder to extinction and then argue that they were misled by science [...]

November 10, 2016 News, RECENT, 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