Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "art" Tag

First-time winners take trout and walleye stamp contests

Flowering from the minds and hands of men and women, boys and girls some the best fish art come from States' Departments of resources. [...]

August 9, 2019 Art, Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Meet Thom Glace, 2018 Artist of the Year

The artist angler experiences fly fishing in equal parts - cerebral and physical. For the angling art admirer it inspires protect and conserve the environment. [...]

January 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

A.D.Maddox: The Quintessential Art of Phenomenal

A. D. Maddox is probably the most recognized artist in the fly fishing industry. Her art is highly stylized but always fresh and alive with energy. [...]

August 30, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Jessica Callihan: Look up resilience, you’ll find her there

A Michigan farm girl with a full academic scholarship to Western Michigan skipped her last two years to serve her country post 9/11. [...]

December 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

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

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

Artist Profile: David Danforth

David is an artist, father and snookmaster whose imaginative approach to art is inspiring, exciting and reflects his deep Florida roots and backcountry history. [...]

May 3, 2017 Florida, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Profile, RECENT, Slide

News: AMFF Honors James Prosek With Walton Award

Prosek has never stopped evolving as an artist. His art is now more complex, abstract and challenging. All forms of art are on his horizon [...]

October 28, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: Tenkara solves ailing bones for artist Thom Glace

A while back, Thom started complaining about having locomotion difficulties. A disability that eventually sideline him from fly fishing... until Tenkara. [...]

August 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide