Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Billfish" Tag

Opinion: Seriously, do you honestly think you deserve a high-five?

There used to be a video of four stud-like guys high 5-ing each other for having reeled in a grouper, electrically - they got laughed at so many times they took the post down. [...]

September 9, 2019 billfish, electric reels, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Did you miss the Baldavian Olympics?

The First Annual Olympic Matchup determined which fish was the fastest swimmer in the ocean. [...]

April 29, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Big game fish on a fly – Jake Jordan’s rules

Big game landings on a fly rod that are International Game Fish Association qualified catches would be tarpon and a checklist of billfish, tuna and sharks. [...]

February 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Integrity in fly fishing: Is there a little Pinocchio in you?

"All Fishermen Are Liars" by John Gierach's helped the comical imprint of a man yielding to the temptations of exaggeration. [...]

February 4, 2019 RECENT, Slide

There isn’t a single good reason to not fish tube flies

Taking the step into tube fly tying couldn't cost more than $25 to $40. All feathers and fur are the same tying techniques. [...]

October 16, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Overfishing of large predators has dire consequences

When there is an absence of predators that allows tiny fish to thrive, it also leaves them vulnerable to disease and boom-and-bust cycles... [...]

November 23, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: IGFA’s rubuttal to Schiffman et al.

"The authors’ lack of understanding of IGFA fishing records and incomplete analysis of IUCN and IGFA data results in a flawed interpretation of IGFA records’ impacts on threatened species." [...]

November 5, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Friday Fish Frame: Kelly Dalling Fallon

Kelly Dalling Fallon grew up on the ocean as the daughter of well-known Australian marlin fishing skipper Captain Jim Dalling. [...]

September 13, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Billfish Conservation Act passes in the house of “NO”

Recreational anglers and ocean conservationists scored a big victory in Congress today as The Billfish Conservation Act passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives. [...]

September 11, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot