Featured Stories

If Lefty is the father, Helen Shaw might be the mother of modern fly fishing

| FEATURE STORY, Slide | No Comments
In 1963, Shaw's first book contained black-and-white images of her tying flies step by step. It was one of the first fly-tying books written by a woman.

Conservation: FL Aquatic Preserve Good For Environment and Fly Fishers

| Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, The Pew Charitable Trust | No Comments
In Florida, where nature's blessings abound, and the dumbest electorate and governance align, it does the right thing for a change.

Can’t fly cast well – need to false cast a lot, quit. Take-up politics, or…

| FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Slide | No Comments
It's axiomatic that the fly line, and thus the fly, follows the rod tip - that's all you need to start with folks.

Join the protest, buy from your local fly shop

| Buy American, Doing The Right Thing, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Public Lands, Slide | No Comments
US Fly fishing product producers help keep the current admin's greedy friends from public land grabs and destroying millions of acres of our heritage wildernesses.
View All Featured Posts

Recent Stories

Conservation: Marine Reserve Twice the Size of Great Britain Created

| Conservation, Conservation News, Destinations, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Seychelles, Slide | No Comments
Although the news is about as far away from DC and its punishing conservation news, establishing a Marine Protected Area is always welcome.

Catching Up: Reading the Stories Below the Fold

| Atlantic salmon, Atlantic Salmon Federation News, Bob Clouser, Covid 19, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Industry News, RECENT, Slide, Videos | No Comments
A wrap of the news that you might have missed. A good piece by the Washington Post, some industry news, and a couple of tips.

Flies without borders: Clousers bucktail, Krystal flash, lead eyes perched atop

| Bob Clouser, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Lefty Kreh, RECENT, Slide | No Comments
Like the Clouser shown here, with the classic flies, and especially those of the modern age have the benefit of synthetic tying materials, catching has gotten easier.

Fly fishing with bears and keeping safe. Bring a gun?

| Destinations, Doing The Right Thing, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide | No Comments
Carry a handgun or long rifle while flying fishing alone in Alaska, Canada, or the continental U.S.? You may get a fined, jailed, or both for doing so - know…
View Recent Posts
View All Posts


Welcome to Fly Life Magazine.com, a content-driven online publication covering the best of saltwater and freshwater fly fishing in Florida, The Bahamas, Central America, U.S. Gulf and Atlantic coasts and other unique destinations. Timely features and world-class photography and expert instruction that will fast-track the learning curve for fly fishers of all skill levels.