Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "bluegill" Tag

She said: “Crappie fishing is so much fun it ought to be done in bed”

If you can find one crappie, there are dozens more nearby. Panfish, in general, do not cruise to hunt, they park and ambush near structures, but often found in open water at night. [...]

October 1, 2019 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Slide

Sunfish? You don’t know what you’re missing

Ditch rip lips - embrace the ceremony of fly fishing to arouse the passion of greater reverberations within yourself - Thomas McGuane (paraphrased) [...]

April 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Born again bassin’

Bass fight hard and become aerialists for your pleasure. I’ve come to revere them as the best - pound for pound - gamefish. [...]

May 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: It is the lowly worm that catches the bass

Learning is subtle. A worm fell on my sleeve. I popped it into the water. BAM, a rainbow trout devoured it in drift about 15-feet from where I stood. The very effective San Juan Worm has been around for decades. [...]

March 31, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics