Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "baitfish" Tag

For Omega Protein Corporation, the tide may be changing

Omega is not done fishing this year, but so far has gone over the cap by some 16,000 metric tons. [...]

November 20, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

What do humpback whales eat? Part 3: Menhaden

Menhaden (bunker) are second only to Alaskan pollock in total tonnage of US landings/harvest. [...]

July 24, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Omega faces last-minute opposition in Atlantic menhaden MSC quest

Omega Protein has been challenged by five non-governmental organizations in its effort to purse seine the menhaden fishery off the US Atlantic Coast. [...]

April 2, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Craft Fur Hollow Fleye Minnow

Hollow Fleyes were invented by Bob Popovics and this particular version is great at creating smaller versions of the pattern. [...]

March 13, 2019 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Sea herring “Buffer Zone” bans mid-water trawl gear nearshore

Recent efforts from the NEFMC resulted in recommendations to directly account for sea herring’s role as a food source in the ecosystem. [...]

January 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver

The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]

October 30, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Gamefish eat baitish, Martin’s tube zonker is a menu favorite

The universality of baitfish as a cause celeb for fly anglers is not challengeable. Big fish eat smaller fish. Smaller fish reproduce in volume to keep up [...]

February 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Fissues on the Menhaden Fishery Management Plan

The most important issue to anglers with Amendment 3, was the decision whether or not to implement ecological reference points for menhaden. [...]

November 17, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, 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

It’s time to show up and speak out for Menhaden

The official public hearing announcement along with times and places can be found here: Menhaden Hearing Announcement. [...]

September 8, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide